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