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Hemicordulia tau

3 Tau Emerald at Penrose, NSW

Hemicordulia tau at Penrose, NSW - 9 Mar 2023
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Identification history

Hemicordulia tau 6 May 2023 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 6 May 2023 NigeHartley

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Unable to ID. These nondescript dragonflies associated with dry areas, occasionally alighting on long grass or lamandra

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Location information

Species information

  • Hemicordulia tau Scientific name
  • Tau Emerald Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 9 Mar 2023 04:57 PM Recorded on
  • NigeHartley Recorded by

Additional information

  • Grass or lamandra Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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