Eastern Billabongfly

Austroagrion watsoni Lieftinck, 1982

A less common species locally although can still be found in the area

How to identify Austroagrion watsoni?

The male eastern billabongfly has a bright blue thorax with black markings, and a long and slender black abdomen with blue rings and a blue tip. The female is a similar size to the male and is pale blue to grayish-green in colour. The antehumeral stripe of the female is a contrastingly bright green

What habitats does Austroagrion watsoni live in?

Usually found resting on plants near or close to slow running water or still water, like lakes, ponds and ditches often just above the water surface

What is the distribution of Austroagrion watsoni?

Can be found throughout northern and eastern Australia and also in New guinea

How big does Austroagrion watsoni grow?

Can grow to around 25mm

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