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Swamp darner
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Male
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Female
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Austroaeschna parvistigma is a species of large dragonfly in the family Telephlebiidae, known as the swamp darner. It inhabits heavily vegetated and slow-flowing streams in eastern Australia, from northern New South Wales through Victoria, Tasmania and parts of South Australia.

Austroaeschna parvistigma is a very dark dragonfly with pale markings. It appears similar to the multi-spotted darner, Austroaeschna multipunctata, which inhabits mountain streams of southern New South Wales and eastern Victoria.

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