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Checklist Cape York & Islands: 116 species

The checklist below contains the 116 species which have been reported from the area Cape York & Islands. The list is sorted as per our overall checklist, with damselflies (Zygoptera) sorted before dragonflies (Anisoptera). Click here if you would like to see the list sorted on the species' scientific names or on their common names.

Each line contains the following pieces of information: the number of the species as per our overall checklist, its common and scientific names, a Distribution button and three further icons. Click on the Distribution button to see the species' Australia-wide distribution. Those species of which we have photographs available are listed in dark red; click on their names to see our photographs. And finally, you can click on the three colourful icons on the right to search the web for more information about the species using Bing, Google or Yahoo as your search engine.

Please note that all of these distribution data, including the dot maps themselves, are copyright-protected. They must not, therefore, be reproduced, republished, redistributed, modified, etc. without the express written permission from the copyright holders. Note also that the acronym DECCW, NSW underneath each dot map stands for the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, New South Wales.

Cape York & Islands

4Inland Ringtail (Austrolestes aridus)

Inland Ringtail (Austrolestes aridus)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes aridus

Inhabits streams, riverine pools, lakes and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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6Northern Ringtail (Austrolestes insularis)

Northern Ringtail (Austrolestes insularis)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes insularis

Inhabits riverine lagoons and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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11Small Reedling (Indolestes alleni)

Small Reedling (Indolestes alleni)

Australian distribution of Indolestes alleni

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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13Slender Reedling (Indolestes tenuissimus)

Slender Reedling (Indolestes tenuissimus)

Australian distribution of Indolestes tenuissimus

Inhabits riverine pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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14Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Australian distribution of Lestes concinnus

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds (including temporary ponds) and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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44Treehole Flatwing (Podopteryx selysi)

Treehole Flatwing (Podopteryx selysi)

Australian distribution of Podopteryx selysi

Inhabits water-filled tree-holes in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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45Papuan Jewel (Rhinocypha tincta semitincta)

Papuan Jewel (Rhinocypha tincta semitincta)

Australian distribution of Rhinocypha tincta semitincta

Inhabits streams and rivers; Australian records not confirmed

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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46Papuan Demoiselle (Neurobasis australis)

Papuan Demoiselle (Neurobasis australis)

Australian distribution of Neurobasis australis

Inhabits streams and rivers; Australian record not confirmed

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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52Tropical Rockmaster (Diphlebia euphoeoides)

Tropical Rockmaster (Diphlebia euphoeoides)

Australian distribution of Diphlebia euphoeoides

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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53Giant Rockmaster (Diphlebia hybridoides)

Giant Rockmaster (Diphlebia hybridoides)

Australian distribution of Diphlebia hybridoides

Inhabits streams in closed canopy forest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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57Eastern Pondsitter (Austrosticta frater)

Eastern Pondsitter (Austrosticta frater)

Australian distribution of Austrosticta frater

Inhabits streams, ?ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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68Slender Wiretail (Oristicta filicicola)

Slender Wiretail (Oristicta filicicola)

Australian distribution of Oristicta filicicola

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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69Elegant Wiretail (Oristicta rosendaleorum)

Elegant Wiretail (Oristicta rosendaleorum)

Australian distribution of Oristicta rosendaleorum

Habitat TBD

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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70Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Australian distribution of Rhadinosticta banksi

Inhabits streams and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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71Powdered Wiretail (Rhadinosticta simplex)

Powdered Wiretail (Rhadinosticta simplex)

Australian distribution of Rhadinosticta simplex

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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73Green-Blue Threadtail (Nososticta coelestina)

Green-Blue Threadtail (Nososticta coelestina)

Australian distribution of Nososticta coelestina

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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74Northern Threadtail (Nososticta fraterna)

Northern Threadtail (Nososticta fraterna)

Australian distribution of Nososticta fraterna

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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81Orange Threadtail (Nososticta solida)

Orange Threadtail (Nososticta solida)

Australian distribution of Nososticta solida

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools, including small stagnant pools and lakes

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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82Fivespot Threadtail (Nososticta solitaria)

Fivespot Threadtail (Nososticta solitaria)

Australian distribution of Nososticta solitaria

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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84Blue Slim (Aciagrion fragile)

Blue Slim (Aciagrion fragile)

Australian distribution of Aciagrion fragile

Inhabits still waters, particularly swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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87Pinhead Wisp (Agriocnemis femina)

Pinhead Wisp (Agriocnemis femina)

Australian distribution of Agriocnemis femina

Inhabits still, stagnant and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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89Pygmy Wisp (Agriocnemis pygmaea)

Pygmy Wisp (Agriocnemis pygmaea)

Australian distribution of Agriocnemis pygmaea

Inhabits slow sections of streams, ponds (including temporary ponds) and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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90Red-Rumped Wisp (Agriocnemis rubricauda)

Red-Rumped Wisp (Agriocnemis rubricauda)

Australian distribution of Agriocnemis rubricauda

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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91Blue-Banded Longtail (Archibasis mimetes)

Blue-Banded Longtail (Archibasis mimetes)

Australian distribution of Archibasis mimetes

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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92Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Australian distribution of Argiocnemis rubescens

Inhabits streams, rivers, ponds, boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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94Northern Billabongfly (Austroagrion exclamationis)

Northern Billabongfly (Austroagrion exclamationis)

Australian distribution of Austroagrion exclamationis

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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96Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution of Austroagrion watsoni

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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97Tiny Longlegs (Austrocnemis maccullochi)

Tiny Longlegs (Austrocnemis maccullochi)

Australian distribution of Austrocnemis maccullochi

Inhabits primarily still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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101Redtail (Ceriagrion aeruginosum)

Redtail (Ceriagrion aeruginosum)

Australian distribution of Ceriagrion aeruginosum

Inhabits slow streams, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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103Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Australian distribution of Ischnura aurora

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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104Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Australian distribution of Ischnura heterosticta

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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105Colourful Bluetail (Ischnura pruinescens)

Colourful Bluetail (Ischnura pruinescens)

Australian distribution of Ischnura pruinescens

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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106Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion aureofrons

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools and lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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107Northern Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion cingillum)

Northern Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion cingillum)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion cingillum

Inhabits still and sluggish waters; streams, rivers, riverine pools and pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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110Citrine-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion lucifer)

Citrine-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion lucifer)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion lucifer

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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111Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion microcephalum

Inhabits still and flowing waters; streams, rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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112Red-Breasted Longtail (Teinobasis rufithorax)

Red-Breasted Longtail (Teinobasis rufithorax)

Australian distribution of Teinobasis rufithorax

Inhabits still and flowing waters in deep shade

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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118Trifid Duskhawker (Agyrtacantha dirupta)

Trifid Duskhawker (Agyrtacantha dirupta)

Australian distribution of Agyrtacantha dirupta

Habitats unknown

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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119Australasian Duskhawker (Anaciaeschna jaspidea)

Australasian Duskhawker (Anaciaeschna jaspidea)

Australian distribution of Anaciaeschna jaspidea

Inhabits wide range of still waters, including slightly brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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121Green Emperor (Anax gibbosulus)

Green Emperor (Anax gibbosulus)

Australian distribution of Anax gibbosulus

Inhabits wide range of still waters, particularly swamps, and including slightly brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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122Lesser Green Emperor (Anax guttatus)

Lesser Green Emperor (Anax guttatus)

Australian distribution of Anax guttatus

Inhabits wide range of still waters, particularly swamps, and including slightly brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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123Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution of Anax papuensis

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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124Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian distribution of Austrogynacantha heterogena

Inhabits wide range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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125Lesser Duskhawker (Gynacantha dobsoni)

Lesser Duskhawker (Gynacantha dobsoni)

Australian distribution of Gynacantha dobsoni

Inhabits pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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126Slender Duskhawker (Gynacantha kirbyi)

Slender Duskhawker (Gynacantha kirbyi)

Australian distribution of Gynacantha kirbyi

Habitats unknown

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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127Paddle-Tipped Duskhawker (Gynacantha mocsaryi)

Paddle-Tipped Duskhawker (Gynacantha mocsaryi)

Australian distribution of Gynacantha mocsaryi

Inhabits ponds, possibly temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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128Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Australian distribution of Gynacantha nourlangie

Inhabits pools in caves and other still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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129Grey Duskhawker (Gynacantha rosenbergi)

Grey Duskhawker (Gynacantha rosenbergi)

Australian distribution of Gynacantha rosenbergi

Inhabits still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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155Green-Striped Darner (Dromaeschna forcipata)

Green-Striped Darner (Dromaeschna forcipata)

Australian distribution of Dromaeschna forcipata

Inhabits streams, often in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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167Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian distribution of Ictinogomphus australis

Inhabits rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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169Cape York Tiger (Ictinogomphus paulini)

Cape York Tiger (Ictinogomphus paulini)

Australian distribution of Ictinogomphus paulini

Inhabits rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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172Cape York Dragon (Antipodogomphus edentulus)

Cape York Dragon (Antipodogomphus edentulus)

Australian distribution of Antipodogomphus edentulus

Inhabits rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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174Northern Dragon (Antipodogomphus neophytus)

Northern Dragon (Antipodogomphus neophytus)

Australian distribution of Antipodogomphus neophytus

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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175Spinehead Dragon (Antipodogomphus proselythus)

Spinehead Dragon (Antipodogomphus proselythus)

Australian distribution of Antipodogomphus proselythus

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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179Flame-Tipped Hunter (Austroepigomphus turneri)

Flame-Tipped Hunter (Austroepigomphus turneri)

Australian distribution of Austroepigomphus turneri

Inhabits rapid and sluggish streams and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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182Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus arbustorum

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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184Dark Hunter (Austrogomphus bifurcatus)

Dark Hunter (Austrogomphus bifurcatus)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus bifurcatus

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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193Lemon-Tipped Hunter (Austrogomphus prasinus)

Lemon-Tipped Hunter (Austrogomphus prasinus)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus prasinus

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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196Zebra Vicetail (Hemigomphus comitatus)

Zebra Vicetail (Hemigomphus comitatus)

Australian distribution of Hemigomphus comitatus

Inhabits streams and rivers, not necessarily in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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201Rainforest Vicetail (Hemigomphus theischingeri)

Rainforest Vicetail (Hemigomphus theischingeri)

Australian distribution of Hemigomphus theischingeri

Inhabits streams and rivers in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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209Beautiful Petaltail (Petalura pulcherrima)

Beautiful Petaltail (Petalura pulcherrima)

Australian distribution of Petalura pulcherrima

Inhabits rainforest and monsoon-forest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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215Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Australian distribution of Choristhemis flavoterminata

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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216Delicate Tigertail (Choristhemis olivei)

Delicate Tigertail (Choristhemis olivei)

Australian distribution of Choristhemis olivei

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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247Eastern Hawk (Austrocordulia refracta)

Eastern Hawk (Austrocordulia refracta)

Australian distribution of Austrocordulia refracta

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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256Thursday Island Mosquitohawk (Micromidia rodericki)

Thursday Island Mosquitohawk (Micromidia rodericki)

Australian distribution of Micromidia rodericki

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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257Australian Cruiser (Macromia tillyardi)

Australian Cruiser (Macromia tillyardi)

Australian distribution of Macromia tillyardi

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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258Rainforest Cruiser (Macromia viridescens)

Rainforest Cruiser (Macromia viridescens)

Australian distribution of Macromia viridescens

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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259Australian Emerald (Hemicordulia australiae)

Australian Emerald (Hemicordulia australiae)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia australiae

Inhabits rivers, riverine pools, lakes, and permanent ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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260Fat-Bellied Emerald (Hemicordulia continentalis)

Fat-Bellied Emerald (Hemicordulia continentalis)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia continentalis

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes, permanent ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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262Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia intermedia

Inhabits sluggish rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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263Slender Emerald (Hemicordulia kalliste)

Slender Emerald (Hemicordulia kalliste)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia kalliste

Habitats unknown

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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267Offshore Emerald (Metaphya tillyardi)

Offshore Emerald (Metaphya tillyardi)

Australian distribution of Metaphya tillyardi

Habitats unknown

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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268Metallic Tigerhawk (Pentathemis membranulata)

Metallic Tigerhawk (Pentathemis membranulata)

Australian distribution of Pentathemis membranulata

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine lagoons, possibly ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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273Red Swampdragon (Agrionoptera insignis allogenes)

Red Swampdragon (Agrionoptera insignis allogenes)

Australian distribution of Agrionoptera insignis allogenes

Inhabits streams, riverine pools, shaded ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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274Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis)

Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis)

Australian distribution of Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis

Inhabits shady pools and tree holes

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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276Palemouth (Brachydiplax denticauda)

Palemouth (Brachydiplax denticauda)

Australian distribution of Brachydiplax denticauda

Inhabits still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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277Darkmouth (Brachydiplax duivenbodei)

Darkmouth (Brachydiplax duivenbodei)

Australian distribution of Brachydiplax duivenbodei

Inhabits probably still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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278Black Knight (Camacinia othello)

Black Knight (Camacinia othello)

Australian distribution of Camacinia othello

Inhabits probably still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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279Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Australian distribution of Crocothemis nigrifrons

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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280Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)

Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes bipunctata

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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281Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes haematodes

Inhabits streams and rivers as well as still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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283Charcoal-Winged Percher (Diplacodes nebulosa)

Charcoal-Winged Percher (Diplacodes nebulosa)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes nebulosa

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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284Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes trivialis

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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286Water Prince (Hydrobasileus brevistylus)

Water Prince (Hydrobasileus brevistylus)

Australian distribution of Hydrobasileus brevistylus

Inhabits lakes, ponds and swamps, possibly including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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287Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa)

Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa)

Australian distribution of Lathrecista asiatica festa

Inhabits streams and rivers and riverine lagoons and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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288Wandering Pennant (Macrodiplax cora)

Wandering Pennant (Macrodiplax cora)

Australian distribution of Macrodiplax cora

Inhabits riverine pools and lagoons, ponds (including temporary ponds), swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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289Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Australian distribution of Nannodiplax rubra

Inhabits wide range of still and flowing waters

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290Elusive Archtail (Nannophlebia eludens)

Elusive Archtail (Nannophlebia eludens)

Australian distribution of Nannophlebia eludens

Inhabits streams and rivers

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294Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)

Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)

Australian distribution of Nannophya australis

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps

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298Scarlet Pygmyfly (Nannophya paulsoni)

Scarlet Pygmyfly (Nannophya paulsoni)

Australian distribution of Nannophya paulsoni

Inhabits ?small streams

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299Spotted Grasshawk (Neurothemis oligoneura)

Spotted Grasshawk (Neurothemis oligoneura)

Australian distribution of Neurothemis oligoneura

Habitats unknown

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300Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

Australian distribution of Neurothemis stigmatizans

Inhabits range of still waters

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301Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Australian distribution of Notolibellula bicolor

Inhabits rock-holes, other still waters and small streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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302Speckled Skimmer (Orthetrum balteatum)

Speckled Skimmer (Orthetrum balteatum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum balteatum

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine lagoons and swamps

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304Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum caledonicum

Inhabits wide range of still and flowing waters, including temporary waters

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305Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum migratum

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, riverine pools and swamps

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306Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum sabina

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters, often shallow, sometimes temporary

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307Green Skimmer (Orthetrum serapia)

Green Skimmer (Orthetrum serapia)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum serapia

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters, often shallow, sometimes temporary

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308Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum villosovittatum

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, lakes, ponds, swamps and trickles

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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309Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Australian distribution of Pantala flavescens

Inhabits wide range of still waters, including ephemeral ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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310Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Australian distribution of Potamarcha congener

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

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311Spiny-Chested Percher (Raphismia bispina)

Spiny-Chested Percher (Raphismia bispina)

Australian distribution of Raphismia bispina

Adults inhabit mangrove swamps; larval habitats unknown

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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312Red Arrow (Rhodothemis lieftincki)

Red Arrow (Rhodothemis lieftincki)

Australian distribution of Rhodothemis lieftincki

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine lagoons and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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313Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Australian distribution of Rhyothemis braganza

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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314Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Australian distribution of Rhyothemis graphiptera

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds and swamps

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315Yellow-Striped Flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)

Yellow-Striped Flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)

Australian distribution of Rhyothemis phyllis

Inhabits wide range of still waters

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316Sapphire Flutterer (Rhyothemis princeps)

Sapphire Flutterer (Rhyothemis princeps)

Australian distribution of Rhyothemis princeps

Inhabits range of still waters

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317Jewel Flutterer (Rhyothemis resplendens)

Jewel Flutterer (Rhyothemis resplendens)

Australian distribution of Rhyothemis resplendens

Inhabits streams and rivers, plus still waters

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318Rainforest Elf (Tetrathemis irregularis cladophila)

Rainforest Elf (Tetrathemis irregularis cladophila)

Australian distribution of Tetrathemis irregularis cladophila

Inhabits streams in rainforest

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319Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Australian distribution of Tholymis tillarga

Inhabits ponds and swamps, including temporary and brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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321Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Australian distribution of Tramea loewii

Inhabits wide range of still waters, including temporary ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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322Northern Glider (Tramea propinqua)

Northern Glider (Tramea propinqua)

Australian distribution of Tramea propinqua

Habitats unknown

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323Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Australian distribution of Tramea stenoloba

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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325Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Australian distribution of Zyxomma elgneri

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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326Large Duskdarter (Zyxomma multinervorum)

Large Duskdarter (Zyxomma multinervorum)

Australian distribution of Zyxomma multinervorum

Habitats unknown

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327Long-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma petiolatum)

Long-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma petiolatum)

Australian distribution of Zyxomma petiolatum

Inhabits riverine pools, ponds and swamps (permanent and temporary)

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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