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  https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:41d32c25-20dd-4dd4-b52c-cbccfafa38a0