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Rhyothemis graphiptera

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(Graphic Flutterer)

FAMILY

Libellulidae

Species

Rhyothemis graphiptera

Common name

Graphic Flutterer

Main colour

Brown and yellow

Size

Body about 5 cm long

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This dragonfly is readily recognised by the dark drown markings on a yellowish to yellowish-brown background on the wings; the abdomen is dark-coloured. Widespread commonly found around water.