Mating Harlequin Red Bug, Dindymus versicolor

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The Harlequin Red Bug Dindymus versicolor is a Hemipteran (true bug) in the Pyrrhocoridae family. It is also known as the cotton stainer bug and native to Tasmania and South-East Australia: South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. Two red triangles … Continued

Common Blue Skimmer, Orthetrum glaucum, mating

Orthetrum glaucum, the Common Blue Skimmer or Blue Marsh Hawk, are dragonflies in the Libellulidae family.  The family include skimmers, darters and perchers. The compound eyes are large and meet in the centre of the head. Dragonflies are often found in … Continued