Blue Ringtail

Austrolestes annulosus Selys, 1862

A small damselfly. Males mostly blue; thorax dark blue with broad white or pale blue longitudinal bands; abdomen pale blue with dark blue annulations at each segment; legs dark blue; wings clear. Females with similar patterning, but with a pale brown colour scheme.

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What habitats does Austrolestes annulosus live in?

Along the banks of still water, such as ponds, riverine pools, and lakes

What is the distribution of Austrolestes annulosus?

Found throughout much of Australia

How big does Austrolestes annulosus grow?

Wingspan around 3 cm.

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