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Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Candelo, NSW

Orthetrum caledonicum at Candelo, NSW - 2 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Orthetrum caledonicum 9 Jan 2022 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 9 Jan 2022 KylieWaldon

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User's notes

a pretty colourless dragonfly. not sure which species it is.

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   9 Jan 2022
Difficult to ID from underneath, but pretty sure this is a Blue Skimmer.
   10 Jan 2022
yeah, sorry Harvey. It flocked off pretty quick through shade and I didn't see its colours.

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Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon
Phyllotocus navicularis (Nectar scarab) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon
ASILIDAE (family) (Robber fly) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Candelo, NSW - 1 Jan 2022 by KylieWaldon

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2022 09:14 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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  • 50mm or larger Animal size

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