Austrolestes analis

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Occurs in south-western and south-eastern parts of Australia.

Description: The male damselfly is dark above with blue markings. The female has pale markings.

Notes: The larvae inhabit pools, lakes, ponds and swamps.

We have photographed this species in February.

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

Atlas of Living Australia