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Common Blue Damselfly (Aus)

Ischnura heterosticta


Small damselflies where the males have mostly blue eyes, blue thorax with black shoulders, and a blue ringed tail.


It is common and can be found throughout Australia, particularly on vegetation around the edges of still or flowing water.

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1 Comment

ShannaB 8 years ago

Lovely shot. It's so hard to get good pics of damselflies.

Steve A
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Steve A

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Dec 12, 2010
Submitted on Jan 8, 2014

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