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Hemicordulia tau Adelaide 28 Feb 2017 Found this one roosting at night in my back yard. Adelaide,Hemicordulia tau,South Australia,Tau emerald Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Hemicordulia tau Adelaide 28 Feb 2017

Found this one roosting at night in my back yard.

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  1. Nice how the flash gives it that special glow. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Beautiful iridescence 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 20:46.
  • Canon EOS Kiss X5
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 55mm