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Checklist Inland Australia: 21 species

The checklist below contains the 21 species which have been reported from the area Inland Australia. 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.

Inland Australia

3Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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4Inland Ringtail (Austrolestes aridus)

Inland Ringtail (Austrolestes aridus)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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56Northern Pondsitter (Austrosticta fieldi)

Northern Pondsitter (Austrosticta fieldi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

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95Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters

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102Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

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103Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

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112Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits slow sections of mostly wider streams and still waters

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122Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

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123Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters

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127Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Australian distribution

Inhabits pools in caves and other still waters

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176Western Red Hunter (Austroepigomphus gordoni)

Western Red Hunter (Austroepigomphus gordoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and riverine pools

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258Desert Emerald (Hemicordulia flava)

Desert Emerald (Hemicordulia flava)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still pools

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263Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes, ponds (including temporary ponds), swamps; occasionally streams and rivers

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277Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)

Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)

Australian distribution

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

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278Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers as well as still waters

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300Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Australian distribution

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

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301Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, riverine pools and swamps

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305Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Australian distribution

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

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310Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds and swamps

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317Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Australian distribution

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

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319Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds, including temporary ponds

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