22 Dec 2023

Critter of the Week: Redcoat Damselfly

From the collecton Critter of the Week

Santa isn’t the only one zipping around in a red coat at this time of year. The beautiful redcoat damselfly, Xanthocnemis zealandica, is commonly seen flitting around streams and ponds all over the country in the summer.

Redcoat damselfy

Redcoat damselfy Photo: supplied