Adversaeschna brevistylaCommon name: Blue-spotted Hawker

Distribution: Widespread in Australia.

Description: Dark brown with bright markings. This species has two bright stripes on each side of its body.

Notes: Inhabits still and sometimes flowing waters. These photographs were taken in August and September.

References: The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Günther Theischinger and John Hawking. 2006