Hemianax papuensisCommon name: Australian Emperor

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Found throughout Australia.

Description: The body is mottled shades of yellow, light and dark brown.

Notes: Inhabits a wide range of still and slow flowing waters.

We have photographed this species in May, June and July.

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