Anax 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 April, May, June, July and November.

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:29796f05-7bba-4837-8fa2-9b58ba1bd3b8#overview