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Yellow-Striped Flutterwings (Rhyothemis graphiptera) sapphire central queensland gemfields<br />
photographed while fishing for red-claw yabbies at a local dam created from an old sapphire mining wash plant from the 80s, its big enough that the locals jet ski on it and supports an ecosystem of creatures including lots of dragonflys bats birds kangaroos camels and campers! Australia,Geotagged,Rhyothemis graphiptera,Yellow-Striped Flutterwings,central queensland gemfield Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Yellow-Striped Flutterwings (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

sapphire central queensland gemfields
photographed while fishing for red-claw yabbies at a local dam created from an old sapphire mining wash plant from the 80s, its big enough that the locals jet ski on it and supports an ecosystem of creatures including lots of dragonflys bats birds kangaroos camels and campers!

    comments (4)

  1. Species created, what a beauty! By the way, what are "yabbies"? Posted 5 years ago
    1. Hi Ferdy have posted a couple of yabbies for you!....cheers Posted 5 years ago
  2. What an absolute gem!!! Posted 5 years ago
    1. thanx claire and a very appropriate comment as this was taken on the sapphire fields where there are so many gems especially the wildlife.....cheers Posted 5 years ago

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Rhyothemis graphiptera is known as graphic flutterer, banded flutterer and small pond dragonfly.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Jef braund

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Uploaded Apr 18, 2014. Captured in LOT 1 Rubyvale Road, The Gemfields QLD 4702, Australia.