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Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

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PhotoID: AusDr635. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

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PhotoID: AusDr636. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

2 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr636 01/06/2019 10:56 F8 1/400 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr637. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

3 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr637 26/05/2009 14:32 F8 1/125 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr638. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♂

4 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr638 04/06/2019 10:25 F8 1/160 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr639. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♂

5 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr639 04/06/2019 13:21 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr640. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♂

6 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr640 26/05/2009 17:53 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr641. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♂

7 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr641 20/05/2016 13:03 F8 1/1250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr642. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♂

8 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr642 31/05/2009 16:57 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr643. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♂

9 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr643 04/06/2019 17:16 F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr644. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

10 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr644 22/05/2016 11:38 F8 1/400 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr645. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
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11 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr645 04/06/2019 17:23 F8 1/800 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr646. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

12 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr646 05/06/2019 12:01 F8 1/640 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr647. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♂

13 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr647 01/06/2009 16:06 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr648. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

14 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr648 01/06/2009 17:19 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr649. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

15 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr649 05/06/2019 15:04 F8 1/400 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr650. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
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16 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr650 01/06/2009 17:37 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr651. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - female
Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) ♀

17 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr651 07/06/2019 11:04 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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PhotoID: AusDr652. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - copula
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PhotoID: AusDr653. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - copula
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PhotoID: AusDr654. Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina) - male
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20 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr654 09/06/2013 12:44 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum sabina

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters, often shallow, sometimes temporary

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby 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 striped black and yellow
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 31 of 67

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Yellow markings on abdominal tergum 4 restricted to lateral and anterior parts of tergum

    ⇒ species: Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)
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