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Dragon Fly Head Rear View Found this medium sized dragon fly roosting at night.<br />
Just love the way the eyes curve at the rear - they really do have eyes in the back of their heads!<br />
Pentax67 55mm, extension tube. Hemicordulia tau,Tau emerald,adelaide,dragon fly,pentax67,south australia Click/tap to enlarge

Dragon Fly Head Rear View

Found this medium sized dragon fly roosting at night.
Just love the way the eyes curve at the rear - they really do have eyes in the back of their heads!
Pentax67 55mm, extension tube.

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  1. Nice one :) Posted 3 years ago

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The tau emerald , is a species of dragonfly in the family Corduliidae. It is found in all parts of Australia except northern Queensland and north-western Western Australia. The species was first described by Edmond de Sélys Longchamps in 1871.

They are medium-sized dragonflies, reaching a body length of about 50 mm.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by betsuin
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Uploaded Feb 28, 2017. Captured Feb 28, 2017 20:53.
  • Canon EOS Kiss X5
  • f/inf
  • 1/197s
  • ISO100
  • 50mm