Hemicordulia australiaeCommon name: Australian Emerald

Distribution: Found in the southwest of Western Australia. Also along the eastern coast of Australia.

Description: There are dark markings on the upper surface of the yellow abdominal segments.

Notes: The larvae inhabit rivers, pools, lakes and permanent ponds. The adults are vagrants.

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