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Checklist North-Western Australia: 37 species

The checklist below contains the 37 species which have been reported from the area North-Western 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.

North-Western Australia

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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87Pilbara Wisp (Agriocnemis kunjina)

Pilbara Wisp (Agriocnemis kunjina)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 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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94Pilbara Billabongfly (Austroagrion pindrina)

Pilbara Billabongfly (Austroagrion pindrina)

Australian distribution

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

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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7Iota Ringtail (Austrolestes io)

Iota Ringtail (Austrolestes io)

Australian distribution

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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59Pilbara Pin (Eurysticta coolawanyah)

Pilbara Pin (Eurysticta coolawanyah)

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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77Malachite Threadtail (Nososticta liveringa)

Malachite Threadtail (Nososticta liveringa)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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79Pilbara Threadtail (Nososticta pilbara)

Pilbara Threadtail (Nososticta pilbara)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and riverine 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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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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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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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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172Pilbara Dragon (Antipodogomphus hodgkini)

Pilbara Dragon (Antipodogomphus hodgkini)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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176Western Red Hunter (Austroepigomphus gordoni)

Western Red Hunter (Austroepigomphus gordoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and riverine pools

© 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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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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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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261Pilbara Emerald (Hemicordulia koomina)

Pilbara Emerald (Hemicordulia koomina)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 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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167Pilbara Tiger (Ictinogomphus dobsoni)

Pilbara Tiger (Ictinogomphus dobsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers, riverine lagoons and ponds

© 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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288Pilbara Archtail (Nannophlebia injibandi)

Pilbara Archtail (Nannophlebia injibandi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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