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Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

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PhotoID: AusDr199. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - tandem
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ⚤

1 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr199 28/10/2011 15:20 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Flat Rock Gully, Willoughby, NSW [-33.815400°; 151.208050°]
PhotoID: AusDr200. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - tandem
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ⚤

2 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr200 28/10/2011 15:20 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Flat Rock Gully, Willoughby, NSW [-33.815400°; 151.208050°]
PhotoID: AusDr201. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - tandem
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ⚤

3 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr201 28/10/2011 15:21 F8 1/400 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Flat Rock Gully, Willoughby, NSW [-33.815400°; 151.208050°]
PhotoID: AusDr203. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - male
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ♂

4 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr203 29/10/2011 17:28 F5.6 1/1000 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Duckholes track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.663350°; 151.248967°]
PhotoID: AusDr207. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - male
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ♂

5 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr207 02/11/2011 16:43 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Duckholes track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.663350°; 151.248967°]
PhotoID: AusDr208. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - male
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ♂

6 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr208 02/11/2011 16:44 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Duckholes track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.663350°; 151.248967°]
PhotoID: AusDr209. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - male
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ♂

7 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr209 02/11/2011 16:44 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Duckholes track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.663350°; 151.248967°]
PhotoID: AusDr210. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - male
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ♂

8 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr210 04/11/2011 16:29 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Duckholes track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.663350°; 151.248967°]
PhotoID: AusDr467. Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) - female
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis) ♀

9 / 9; PhotoID: AusDr467 25/11/2016 17:19 F5.6 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon80D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Francois Peron Homestead, Francois Peron NP, WA [-25.838675°; 113.557282°]

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution of Anax papuensis

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • Aeshnidae: Key couplet 1 of 12

  • couplet drawing
    couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Last prominent fork of IR3 at or near level of distal end of pterostigma in both wings
    ● Margin of hindwing rounded in both sexes, male lacking anal triangle and auricles

    ⇒ genus: Anax
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  • Aeshnidae: Key couplet 2 of 12

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Sides of abdominal terga evenly rounded in male, strongly ridged on terga 7-8 or 7-9 in female

    ⇒ species: Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)
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