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Checklist North-Eastern Queensland: 158 species

The checklist below contains the 158 species which have been reported from the area North-Eastern Queensland. 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.

North-Eastern Queensland

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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6Northern Ringtail (Austrolestes insularis)

Northern Ringtail (Austrolestes insularis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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8Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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11Small Reedling (Indolestes alleni)

Small Reedling (Indolestes alleni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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13Slender Reedling (Indolestes tenuissimus)

Slender Reedling (Indolestes tenuissimus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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14Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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16Pretty Relict (Chorismagrion risi)

Pretty Relict (Chorismagrion risi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams, particularly in larger pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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18Tropical Whitetip (Episynlestes cristatus)

Tropical Whitetip (Episynlestes cristatus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, usually in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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19Intermediate Whitetip (Episynlestes intermedius)

Intermediate Whitetip (Episynlestes intermedius)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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20Forest Needle (Synlestes selysi)

Forest Needle (Synlestes selysi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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21Tropical Needle (Synlestes tropicus)

Tropical Needle (Synlestes tropicus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, usually in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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28Tropical Flatwing (Austroargiolestes aureus)

Tropical Flatwing (Austroargiolestes aureus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, usually in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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33Azure Flatwing (Austroargiolestes elke)

Azure Flatwing (Austroargiolestes elke)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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34Common Flatwing (Austroargiolestes icteromelas)

Common Flatwing (Austroargiolestes icteromelas)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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42Metallic Flatwing (Griseargiolestes metallicus)

Metallic Flatwing (Griseargiolestes metallicus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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44Treehole Flatwing (Podopteryx selysi)

Treehole Flatwing (Podopteryx selysi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits water-filled tree-holes in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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47Large Bluestreak (Lestoidea barbarae)

Large Bluestreak (Lestoidea barbarae)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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48Short-Tipped Bluestreak (Lestoidea brevicauda)

Short-Tipped Bluestreak (Lestoidea brevicauda)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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49Common Bluestreak (Lestoidea conjuncta)

Common Bluestreak (Lestoidea conjuncta)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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50Mount Lewis Bluestreak (Lestoidea lewisiana)

Mount Lewis Bluestreak (Lestoidea lewisiana)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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51Sapphire Rockmaster (Diphlebia coerulescens)

Sapphire Rockmaster (Diphlebia coerulescens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rapid rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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52Tropical Rockmaster (Diphlebia euphoeoides)

Tropical Rockmaster (Diphlebia euphoeoides)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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53Giant Rockmaster (Diphlebia hybridoides)

Giant Rockmaster (Diphlebia hybridoides)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in closed canopy forest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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63Large Wiretail (Labidiosticta vallisi)

Large Wiretail (Labidiosticta vallisi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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66Tropical Pinfly (Neosticta fraseri)

Tropical Pinfly (Neosticta fraseri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, possibly rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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67Forest Pinfly (Neosticta silvarum)

Forest Pinfly (Neosticta silvarum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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68Slender Wiretail (Oristicta filicicola)

Slender Wiretail (Oristicta filicicola)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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69Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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70Powdered Wiretail (Rhadinosticta simplex)

Powdered Wiretail (Rhadinosticta simplex)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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72Green-Blue Threadtail (Nososticta coelestina)

Green-Blue Threadtail (Nososticta coelestina)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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80Orange Threadtail (Nososticta solida)

Orange Threadtail (Nososticta solida)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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81Fivespot Threadtail (Nososticta solitaria)

Fivespot Threadtail (Nososticta solitaria)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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83Blue Slim (Aciagrion fragile)

Blue Slim (Aciagrion fragile)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still waters, particularly swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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84Silver Wisp (Agriocnemis argentea)

Silver Wisp (Agriocnemis argentea)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters and temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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85Tropical Wisp (Agriocnemis dobsoni)

Tropical Wisp (Agriocnemis dobsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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88Pygmy Wisp (Agriocnemis pygmaea)

Pygmy Wisp (Agriocnemis pygmaea)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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89Red-Rumped Wisp (Agriocnemis rubricauda)

Red-Rumped Wisp (Agriocnemis rubricauda)

Australian distribution

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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90Blue-Banded Longtail (Archibasis mimetes)

Blue-Banded Longtail (Archibasis mimetes)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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91Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, ponds, boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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93Northern Billabongfly (Austroagrion exclamationis)

Northern Billabongfly (Austroagrion exclamationis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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95Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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98Splendid Longlegs (Austrocnemis splendida)

Splendid Longlegs (Austrocnemis splendida)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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100Redtail (Ceriagrion aeruginosum)

Redtail (Ceriagrion aeruginosum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits slow streams, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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102Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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103Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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104Colourful Bluetail (Ischnura pruinescens)

Colourful Bluetail (Ischnura pruinescens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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105Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools and lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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106Northern Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion cingillum)

Northern Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion cingillum)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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107Flame-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion ignifer)

Flame-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion ignifer)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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108Dusky Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion jedda)

Dusky Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion jedda)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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110Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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111Red-Breasted Longtail (Teinobasis rufithorax)

Red-Breasted Longtail (Teinobasis rufithorax)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters in deep shade

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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116Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)

Blue-Spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still waters (lakes and permanent ponds); sometimes flowing water (riverine pools and quiet areas)

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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118Australasian Duskhawker (Anaciaeschna jaspidea)

Australasian Duskhawker (Anaciaeschna jaspidea)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, including slightly brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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120Green Emperor (Anax gibbosulus)

Green Emperor (Anax gibbosulus)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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121Lesser Green Emperor (Anax guttatus)

Lesser Green Emperor (Anax guttatus)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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122Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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123Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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124Lesser Duskhawker (Gynacantha dobsoni)

Lesser Duskhawker (Gynacantha dobsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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125Slender Duskhawker (Gynacantha kirbyi)

Slender Duskhawker (Gynacantha kirbyi)

Australian distribution

Habitats unknown

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126Paddle-Tipped Duskhawker (Gynacantha mocsaryi)

Paddle-Tipped Duskhawker (Gynacantha mocsaryi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds, possibly temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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127Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Australian distribution

Inhabits pools in caves and other still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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128Grey Duskhawker (Gynacantha rosenbergi)

Grey Duskhawker (Gynacantha rosenbergi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still waters

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134S-Spot Darner (Austroaeschna christine)

S-Spot Darner (Austroaeschna christine)

Australian distribution

Inhabits small streams in montane rainforest, generally the upper reaches

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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136Eungella Darner (Austroaeschna eungella)

Eungella Darner (Austroaeschna eungella)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams dominated by bedrock and boulders

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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148Tropical Unicorn Darner (Austroaeschna speciosa)

Tropical Unicorn Darner (Austroaeschna speciosa)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rocky sections of streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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153Northern Giant Darner (Austrophlebia subcostalis)

Northern Giant Darner (Austrophlebia subcostalis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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154Green-Striped Darner (Dromaeschna forcipata)

Green-Striped Darner (Dromaeschna forcipata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, often in rainforest

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155Ochre-Tipped Darner (Dromaeschna weiskei)

Ochre-Tipped Darner (Dromaeschna weiskei)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

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159Tropical Cascade Darner (Spinaeschna watsoni)

Tropical Cascade Darner (Spinaeschna watsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

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161Northern Evening Darner (Telephlebia cyclops)

Northern Evening Darner (Telephlebia cyclops)

Australian distribution

Inhabits margins of rainforest streams, often near waterfalls

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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163Tropical Evening Darner (Telephlebia tillyardi)

Tropical Evening Darner (Telephlebia tillyardi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits margins of streams, often somewhat separated from main stream

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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166Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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169Southern Dragon (Antipodogomphus acolythus)

Southern Dragon (Antipodogomphus acolythus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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173Northern Dragon (Antipodogomphus neophytus)

Northern Dragon (Antipodogomphus neophytus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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174Spinehead Dragon (Antipodogomphus proselythus)

Spinehead Dragon (Antipodogomphus proselythus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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177Twinspot Hunter (Austroepigomphus praeruptus)

Twinspot Hunter (Austroepigomphus praeruptus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits sluggish streams and rivers, including isolated riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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178Flame-Tipped Hunter (Austroepigomphus turneri)

Flame-Tipped Hunter (Austroepigomphus turneri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rapid and sluggish streams and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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179Pale Hunter (Austrogomphus amphiclitus)

Pale Hunter (Austrogomphus amphiclitus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

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181Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

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183Dark Hunter (Austrogomphus bifurcatus)

Dark Hunter (Austrogomphus bifurcatus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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185Unicorn Hunter (Austrogomphus cornutus)

Unicorn Hunter (Austrogomphus cornutus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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186Fork Hunter (Austrogomphus divaricatus)

Fork Hunter (Austrogomphus divaricatus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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187Northern River Hunter (Austrogomphus doddi)

Northern River Hunter (Austrogomphus doddi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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189Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)

Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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192Lemon-Tipped Hunter (Austrogomphus prasinus)

Lemon-Tipped Hunter (Austrogomphus prasinus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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194Black Vicetail (Hemigomphus atratus)

Black Vicetail (Hemigomphus atratus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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195Zebra Vicetail (Hemigomphus comitatus)

Zebra Vicetail (Hemigomphus comitatus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers, not necessarily in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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198Stout Vicetail (Hemigomphus heteroclytus)

Stout Vicetail (Hemigomphus heteroclytus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers, which during summer are often reduced to trickles between the pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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200Rainforest Vicetail (Hemigomphus theischingeri)

Rainforest Vicetail (Hemigomphus theischingeri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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201Pinchtail (Odontogomphus donnellyi)

Pinchtail (Odontogomphus donnellyi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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203Rainforest Hunter (Zephyrogomphus longipositor)

Rainforest Hunter (Zephyrogomphus longipositor)

Australian distribution

Inhabits stream pools in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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206Giant Petaltail (Petalura ingentissima)

Giant Petaltail (Petalura ingentissima)

Australian distribution

Inhabits stream margins in rainforests

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208Beautiful Petaltail (Petalura pulcherrima)

Beautiful Petaltail (Petalura pulcherrima)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest and monsoon-forest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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214Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

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215Delicate Tigertail (Choristhemis olivei)

Delicate Tigertail (Choristhemis olivei)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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217Mount Lewis Tigertail (Eusynthemis barbarae)

Mount Lewis Tigertail (Eusynthemis barbarae)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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221Pretty Tigertail (Eusynthemis netta)

Pretty Tigertail (Eusynthemis netta)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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222Black Tigertail (Eusynthemis nigra)

Black Tigertail (Eusynthemis nigra)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

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224Rainforest Tigertail (Eusynthemis tenera)

Rainforest Tigertail (Eusynthemis tenera)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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233Clavicle Tigertail (Tonyosynthemis claviculata)

Clavicle Tigertail (Tonyosynthemis claviculata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rapid rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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236Magnificent Urfly (Archaeophya magnifica)

Magnificent Urfly (Archaeophya magnifica)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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237Circle-Tipped Mistfly (Pseudocordulia circularis)

Circle-Tipped Mistfly (Pseudocordulia circularis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits adults along rainforest streams; larvae in leaf-litter

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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238Ellipse-Tipped Mistfly (Pseudocordulia elliptica)

Ellipse-Tipped Mistfly (Pseudocordulia elliptica)

Australian distribution

Inhabits adults along rainforest streams; larvae in leaf-litter

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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239Tropical Shutwing (Cordulephya bidens)

Tropical Shutwing (Cordulephya bidens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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242Common Shutwing (Cordulephya pygmaea)

Common Shutwing (Cordulephya pygmaea)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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245Eastern Hawk (Austrocordulia refracta)

Eastern Hawk (Austrocordulia refracta)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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247Rainforest Mystic (Austrophya mystica)

Rainforest Mystic (Austrophya mystica)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, generally in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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249Queensland Swiftwing (Lathrocordulia garrisoni)

Queensland Swiftwing (Lathrocordulia garrisoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits probably rainforest streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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251Forest Mosquitohawk (Micromidia atrifrons)

Forest Mosquitohawk (Micromidia atrifrons)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, including sluggish and intermittent ones

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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254Australian Cruiser (Macromia tillyardi)

Australian Cruiser (Macromia tillyardi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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256Australian Emerald (Hemicordulia australiae)

Australian Emerald (Hemicordulia australiae)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers, riverine pools, lakes, and permanent ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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257Fat-Bellied Emerald (Hemicordulia continentalis)

Fat-Bellied Emerald (Hemicordulia continentalis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes, permanent ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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259Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Australian distribution

Inhabits sluggish rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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265Metallic Tigerhawk (Pentathemis membranulata)

Metallic Tigerhawk (Pentathemis membranulata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine lagoons, possibly ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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268Square-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta circumsignata)

Square-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta circumsignata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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269L-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta nymphaeae)

L-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta nymphaeae)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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270Red Swampdragon (Agrionoptera insignis allogenes)

Red Swampdragon (Agrionoptera insignis allogenes)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, riverine pools, shaded ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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271Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis)

Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits shady pools and tree holes

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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273Palemouth (Brachydiplax denticauda)

Palemouth (Brachydiplax denticauda)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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274Darkmouth (Brachydiplax duivenbodei)

Darkmouth (Brachydiplax duivenbodei)

Australian distribution

Inhabits probably still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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275Black Knight (Camacinia othello)

Black Knight (Camacinia othello)

Australian distribution

Inhabits probably still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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276Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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278Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers as well as still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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280Charcoal-Winged Percher (Diplacodes nebulosa)

Charcoal-Winged Percher (Diplacodes nebulosa)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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281Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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283Water Prince (Hydrobasileus brevistylus)

Water Prince (Hydrobasileus brevistylus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits lakes, ponds and swamps, possibly including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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284Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa)

Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers and riverine lagoons and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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285Wandering Pennant (Macrodiplax cora)

Wandering Pennant (Macrodiplax cora)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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286Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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287Elusive Archtail (Nannophlebia eludens)

Elusive Archtail (Nannophlebia eludens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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290Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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291Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)

Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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296Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

Australian distribution

Inhabits range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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301Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, riverine pools and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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302Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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303Green Skimmer (Orthetrum serapia)

Green Skimmer (Orthetrum serapia)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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304Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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306Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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308Red Arrow (Rhodothemis lieftincki)

Red Arrow (Rhodothemis lieftincki)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine lagoons and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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309Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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310Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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311Yellow-Striped Flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)

Yellow-Striped Flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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312Sapphire Flutterer (Rhyothemis princeps)

Sapphire Flutterer (Rhyothemis princeps)

Australian distribution

Inhabits range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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313Jewel Flutterer (Rhyothemis resplendens)

Jewel Flutterer (Rhyothemis resplendens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers, plus still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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314Rainforest Elf (Tetrathemis irregularis cladophila)

Rainforest Elf (Tetrathemis irregularis cladophila)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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315Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds and swamps, including temporary and brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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318Northern Glider (Tramea propinqua)

Northern Glider (Tramea propinqua)

Australian distribution

Habitats unknown

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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319Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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320Red Baron (Urothemis aliena)

Red Baron (Urothemis aliena)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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321Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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323Long-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma petiolatum)

Long-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma petiolatum)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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