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Orthetrum balteatum facts for kids

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Speckled skimmer
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Orthetrum balteatum is a freshwater dragonfly species in the family Libellulidae, present in northern Australia and New Guinea. The common name for this species is speckled skimmer.

Orthetrum balteatum is a medium-sized, black dragonfly with yellow markings. The sides of its body are dark, and it has clear wings without any coloured markings.


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