Blue-spotted Hawker
Male, Tail
Ellura
Blue-spotted Hawker
Male, Head & Antenna
 
    
Blue-spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Dragonfly (Odonata)
Family: Hawker Dragonfly (Epiprocta: Aeshnidae)
Species: Blue-spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)
This Photo:     Male, Head & Back

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Notice with Dragonflies, they sit with their wings out flat, horizontally. The different sizes of the appendages between the male and female is very obvious in these images

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Dec-2012
This species is an Australian Native Species