Australian Emperor
Tau Emerald
Male, dorsal
Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Dragonfly (Odonata)
Family: Hawker Dragonfly (Epiprocta: Aeshnidae)
Species: Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)
This Photo:     In flight
Synonym: Hemianax papuensis

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Jan-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species