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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 based on the species' scientific names, with damselflies (Zygoptera) sorted before dragonflies (Anisoptera). Click here if you would like to see the list sorted on the species' common names or as per our overall checklist.

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

95Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution of Austroagrion watsoni

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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3Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes annulosus

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 of Austrolestes aridus

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 of Austrosticta fieldi

Inhabits streams and rivers

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102Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Australian distribution of Ischnura aurora

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

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103Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Australian distribution of Ischnura heterosticta

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

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112Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Australian distribution of Xanthagrion erythroneurum

Inhabits slow sections of mostly wider streams and still waters

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122Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution of Anax papuensis

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

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176Western Red Hunter (Austroepigomphus gordoni)

Western Red Hunter (Austroepigomphus gordoni)

Australian distribution of Austroepigomphus gordoni

Inhabits streams and riverine pools

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123Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian distribution of Austrogynacantha heterogena

Inhabits wide range of still waters

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277Wandering 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 and DragonflyPix.com

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278Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes haematodes

Inhabits streams and rivers as well as still waters

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127Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Australian distribution of Gynacantha nourlangie

Inhabits pools in caves and other still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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258Desert Emerald (Hemicordulia flava)

Desert Emerald (Hemicordulia flava)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia flava

Inhabits still pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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263Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia tau

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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300Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum caledonicum

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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301Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum migratum

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, riverine pools and swamps

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305Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Australian distribution of Pantala flavescens

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 of Rhyothemis graphiptera

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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317Common 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 and DragonflyPix.com

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319Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Australian distribution of Tramea stenoloba

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds, including temporary ponds

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