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Tau emerald - Hemicordulia tau

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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 Ernst
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Uploaded Nov 30, 2019. Captured Nov 30, 2019 10:37.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/790s
  • ISO800
  • 116mm