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Powdered flatwing

Austroargiolestes calcaris


A dark shiny damsel fly about 60mm long with some pale markings on the thorax. The abdomen was dark metallic black, legs black. Pale cream pterostigma.


On a medium sized eucalyptus trunk next to a large lake in a nature reserve.


?A calcaris has black eyes mostly on Googimages... ?Austroargiolestes icteromelas Reiner's one has white pterostigma ?? whereas our field guide has black.

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 1, 2013
Submitted on Oct 1, 2013

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