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Checklist Northern Inland Queensland: 50 species

The checklist below contains the 50 species which have been reported from the area Northern Inland Queensland. 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.

Northern Inland Queensland

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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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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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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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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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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96Tiny Longlegs (Austrocnemis maccullochi)

Tiny Longlegs (Austrocnemis maccullochi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits primarily still and sluggish 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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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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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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57Eastern Pondsitter (Austrosticta frater)

Eastern Pondsitter (Austrosticta frater)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, ?ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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62Queensland Pin (Eurysticta reevesi)

Queensland Pin (Eurysticta reevesi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine pools

© 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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181Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

© 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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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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214Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 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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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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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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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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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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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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290Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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297Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rock-holes, other still waters and small streams

© 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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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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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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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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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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