Austrolestes ioCommon name: Iota Ringtail

Meaning of name: Unknown.

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

Description: This damselfly is dark with blue markings.

We have photographed this species in May.

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

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:5f0db0a6-319b-4b89-b0d8-c3de50ef42cc