Blue-spotted Hawker
Male, Tail
Ellura
Blue-spotted Hawker
Male, Head & Antenna
 
    
Blue-spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Dragonflies (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), and elsewhere
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 a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.