Austrophlebia costalis

7 Southern Giant Darner at suppressed

Austrophlebia costalis at suppressed - 23 Nov 2023
Austrophlebia costalis at suppressed - 23 Nov 2023
Austrophlebia costalis at suppressed - 23 Nov 2023
Austrophlebia costalis at suppressed - 23 Nov 2023
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Identification history

Austrophlebia costalis 7 May 2024 HarveyPerkins
Austrophlebia costalis 6 May 2024 Curiosity
Unidentified 25 Nov 2023 AJB

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User's notes

A giant dragonfly, maybe 13 to 14cm wingspan, very bright white face.

3 comments

Curiosity wrote:
   6 May 2024
An exciting find with some great photos - potentially a new species for NM!
AJB wrote:
   6 May 2024
Thank you so much for figuring this dragonfly out! I have spent ages trying to but never came across this species as a candidate.
HarveyPerkins wrote:
   7 May 2024
Great record. I've not yet seen one of these (outside of a museum collection).

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