Red and Blue Damselfly
Depositing eggs on nardoo
Murray Mallee Region
Blue Ringtail
Male, profile
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Dragonflies (Odonata)
Family: Spreadwing (Zygoptera: Lestidae)
Species: Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)
This Photo:     Male, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee Region, and possibly elsewhere
Notice with Spreadwings, they site with their wings in vertically, flat along the body, or just above, the same as Damselflies

Copyright © 2010- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Jun-2010
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.