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Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

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PhotoID: AusDr012. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

1 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr012 01/12/2006 11:55 F6.3 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Belair NP, Belair, SA
PhotoID: AusDr013. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

2 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr013 01/12/2006 11:56 F6.3 1/640 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Belair NP, Belair, SA
PhotoID: AusDr015. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

3 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr015 05/12/2006 10:09 F8 1/640 180mm ISO400 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Lake Pertobe, Warrnambool, Vic [-38.392017°; 142.480383°]
PhotoID: AusDr038. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

4 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr038 02/12/2008 10:10 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Wollomombi Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers NP, NSW [-30.531941°; 152.033318°]
PhotoID: AusDr039. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

5 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr039 02/12/2008 10:11 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Wollomombi Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers NP, NSW [-30.531941°; 152.033318°]
PhotoID: AusDr064. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

6 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr064 15/12/2008 18:16 F5.6 1/1000 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Umberumberka Reservoir, near Silverton, NSW [-31.815067°; 141.210383°]
PhotoID: AusDr113. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

7 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr113 28/12/2008 12:49 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Ryans Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.161350°; 150.664300°]
PhotoID: AusDr114. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

8 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr114 28/12/2008 12:56 F5.6 1/750 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Ryans Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.161350°; 150.664300°]
PhotoID: AusDr150. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

9 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr150 01/01/2009 13:56 F5.6 1/90 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, NSW [-34.669300°; 150.710883°]
PhotoID: AusDr151. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

10 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr151 01/01/2009 13:57 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, NSW [-34.669300°; 150.710883°]
PhotoID: AusDr197. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

11 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr197 28/10/2011 14:26 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Flat Rock Gully, Willoughby, NSW [-33.815400°; 151.208050°]
PhotoID: AusDr545. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

12 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr545 08/12/2016 08:09 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDr546. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

13 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr546 08/12/2016 08:09 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDr547. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - female
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♀

14 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr547 08/12/2016 08:13 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDr548. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

15 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr548 08/12/2016 08:25 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDr552. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

16 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr552 08/12/2016 11:18 F8 1/400 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDr553. Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) - male
Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau) ♂

17 / 17; PhotoID: AusDr553 08/12/2016 11:20 F8 1/640 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]

Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia tau

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes, ponds (including temporary ponds), swamps; occasionally streams and rivers

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  • Corduliidae: Key couplet 1 of 11

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hypertriangles generally free
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  • Corduliidae: Key couplet 2 of 11

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
    couplet drawing
  • ● Three crossveins between sectors of arculus basal to fork of Rs in hindwing
    ● Bridge crossvein at subnodus
    ● Ovipositor short, less than half length of tergum 9

    ⇒ genus: Hemicordulia and Procordulia
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  • Corduliidae: Key couplet 3 of 11

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Top of frons yellow with dark T-mark, or black with pair of yellow spots
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  • Corduliidae: Key couplet 8 of 11

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Abdominal tergum 7 extensively black above, yellowish at sides

    ⇒ species: Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)
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