Pantala flavescens

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Widespread in Australia and around the world.

Description: Brownish-yellow to orange-red with black dorsal markings.

Notes: Inhabits still waters temporary ponds and swamps.

We have photographed this species in April.

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

Atlas of Living Australia