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Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

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PhotoID: AusDr232. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - male
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♂

1 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr232 11/11/2011 11:53 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Standley Chasm, West MacDonnell NP, NT [-23.719750°; 133.469350°]
PhotoID: AusDr393. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - male
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♂

2 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr393 11/11/2016 10:40 F6.3 1/1250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Slow-flowing brook near Weeli Wolli Spring, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.917269°; 119.205972°]
PhotoID: AusDr394. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - male
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♂

3 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr394 11/11/2016 10:45 F8 1/640 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Slow-flowing brook near Weeli Wolli Spring, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.917269°; 119.205972°]
PhotoID: AusDr395. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - male
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♂

4 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr395 11/11/2016 10:45 F8 1/640 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Slow-flowing brook near Weeli Wolli Spring, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.917269°; 119.205972°]
PhotoID: AusDr396. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - male
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♂

5 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr396 11/11/2016 10:45 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Slow-flowing brook near Weeli Wolli Spring, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.917269°; 119.205972°]
PhotoID: AusDr397. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - male
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♂

6 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr397 11/11/2016 10:45 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Slow-flowing brook near Weeli Wolli Spring, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.917269°; 119.205972°]
PhotoID: AusDr429. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - female
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♀

7 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr429 14/11/2016 14:04 F8 1/60 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]
PhotoID: AusDr453. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - female
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♀

8 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr453 17/11/2016 09:54 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Jirndawurrunha Pool and Millstream Creek, Millstream Chichester NP, WA [-21.590361°; 117.070917°]
PhotoID: AusDr454. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - female
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♀

9 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr454 17/11/2016 09:56 F8 1/640 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Jirndawurrunha Pool and Millstream Creek, Millstream Chichester NP, WA [-21.590361°; 117.070917°]
PhotoID: AusDr455. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - female
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♀

10 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr455 17/11/2016 09:57 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Jirndawurrunha Pool and Millstream Creek, Millstream Chichester NP, WA [-21.590361°; 117.070917°]
PhotoID: AusDr456. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - female
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♀

11 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr456 17/11/2016 09:58 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Jirndawurrunha Pool and Millstream Creek, Millstream Chichester NP, WA [-21.590361°; 117.070917°]
PhotoID: AusDr457. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - female
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♀

12 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr457 17/11/2016 11:24 F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Jirndawurrunha Pool and Millstream Creek, Millstream Chichester NP, WA [-21.590361°; 117.070917°]
PhotoID: AusDr458. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - female
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♀

13 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr458 17/11/2016 11:25 F8 1/640 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Jirndawurrunha Pool and Millstream Creek, Millstream Chichester NP, WA [-21.590361°; 117.070917°]
PhotoID: AusDr466. Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) - male
Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum) ♂

14 / 14; PhotoID: AusDr466 18/11/2016 14:51 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Fortescue Crossing, Millstream Chichester NP, WA [-21.570083°; 117.054750°]

Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum migratum

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, riverine pools and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 1 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Distal antenodal of forewing complete, both costal and subcostal sections present
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 2 of 67

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Anal loop present
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 9 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Anal loop well developed, generally stocking-shaped, usually closed at tip
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 14 of 67

  • ○ Not as above
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 15 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Base of hindwing triangle at or proximal to arculus
    ○ Top of frons, if metallic, dully so
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 20 of 67

  • ○ Smaller dragonflies, hindwing up to 40 mm long
    ○ Wings patterned or hyaline
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 21 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Subtriangle of forewing with three or more cells
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 24 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Forewing triangle crossed
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 27 of 67

  • ○ Hind margin of eye uniformly curved
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 28 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Some double cells between IR3 and Rspl

    ⇒ genus: Orthetrum
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 29 of 67

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Small reddish-brown to yellowish-brown spot at base of hindwing
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 30 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Side of synthorax unicolorous, yellowish, red to brown, or pruinescent, lower margins of epimera sometimes darkened
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 32 of 67

  • ○ Thorax and abdomen yellow, orange or red
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 33 of 67

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Male abdomen evenly tapered, not constricted on segment 4
    ● Female abdominal segment 4 little narrower than segment 3, approximately equal in width to segment 5

    ⇒ species: Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)
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