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Sydney mountain darner
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Female Austroaeschna obscura
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Austroaeschna obscura is a large species of dragonfly in the family Telephlebiidae, known as the Sydney mountain darner. It is found in the Sydney Basin in Australia, where it inhabits rivers and streams.

Austroaeschna obscura is a very dark dragonfly with distinct pale markings. It appears similar to the more widespread multi-spotted darner, Austroaeschna multipunctata.


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