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Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)

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PhotoID: AusDr037. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

1 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr037 01/12/2008 11:34 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Gara Gorge, Oxley Wild Rivers NP, NSW [-30.600483°; 151.799083°]
PhotoID: AusDr131. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

2 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr131 30/12/2008 11:34 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
West Rim Walk at Fitzroy Falls, Morton NP, NSW [-34.648217°; 150.479600°]
PhotoID: AusDr132. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

3 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr132 30/12/2008 11:36 F8 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
West Rim Walk at Fitzroy Falls, Morton NP, NSW [-34.648217°; 150.479600°]
PhotoID: AusDr158. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

4 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr158 02/01/2009 13:25 F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Hanging Rock Swamp, Penrose State Forest, NSW [-34.631750°; 150.201317°]
PhotoID: AusDr159. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

5 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr159 02/01/2009 13:27 F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Hanging Rock Swamp, Penrose State Forest, NSW [-34.631750°; 150.201317°]
PhotoID: AusDr165. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

6 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr165 02/01/2009 15:09 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Hanging Rock Swamp, Penrose State Forest, NSW [-34.631750°; 150.201317°]
PhotoID: AusDr166. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

7 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr166 02/01/2009 15:09 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Hanging Rock Swamp, Penrose State Forest, NSW [-34.631750°; 150.201317°]
PhotoID: AusDr167. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - female
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♀

8 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr167 02/01/2009 15:14 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Hanging Rock Swamp, Penrose State Forest, NSW [-34.631750°; 150.201317°]
PhotoID: AusDr168. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - male
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♂

9 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr168 02/01/2009 15:20 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Hanging Rock Swamp, Penrose State Forest, NSW [-34.631750°; 150.201317°]
PhotoID: AusDr169. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - male
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♂

10 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr169 03/01/2009 14:44 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Hanging Rock Swamp, Penrose State Forest, NSW [-34.631750°; 150.201317°]
PhotoID: AusDr202. Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) - male
Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla) ♂

11 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr202 29/10/2011 16:47 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Duckholes track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.663350°; 151.248967°]

Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)

Australian distribution of Adversaeschna brevistyla

Inhabits still waters (lakes and permanent ponds); sometimes flowing water (riverine pools and quiet areas)

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  • Aeshnidae: Key couplet 1 of 12

  • couplet drawing
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  • ● Prominent fork of IR3 near or proximal to level of basal end of pterostigma in both wings
    ● Anal margin of hindwing rounded in female, angulated in male, forming anal triangle
    ● Male with auricles
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  • Aeshnidae: Key couplet 5 of 12

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Space between CuP and 1A of hindwing two to three cells wide proximally, narrowing to half or less in width over central third
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  • Aeshnidae: Key couplet 12 of 12

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Top of frons with conspicuous black T-mark

    ⇒ species: Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)
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