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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Bournda Environment Education Centre

Orthetrum caledonicum at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 8 May 2018

Identification history

Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Orthetrum caledonicum 22 May 2018 JackieMiles
Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Orthetrum caledonicum 22 May 2018 JackieMiles
Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Choristhemis flavoterminata 21 May 2018 RossMannell

Author's notes

Photographed a mating pair on the lakeside.

2 comments

   22 May 2018
Hi Ross, I assume this was some sort of slip of the finger when selecting the species from the list. Looks mighty like a blue skimmer to me.
   22 May 2018
DRAT! I meant to select Orthetrum caledonicum but must have slipped when selecting the species. Thanks, Jackie.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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