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Wandering Ringtail (♀)

Austrolestes leda

Description:

A very small and slim damselfly. Pterostigma brown.

Habitat:

Outer urban back yard. Resting on Honeysuckle plant.

Notes:

This one female.. immature. Males are similar with bright blue and black. http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...

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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Thanks Martin. That'll teach me to 'borrow' Leuba's text.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Nice immature damselfly. I think 'wandering' relates to them often straying far from water sources.
I saw this one too http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/143...
You describe it as female yet use (♂) in your title?

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 29, 2014
Submitted on Jan 31, 2014

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