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Checklist Southern Inland Queensland: 44 species

The checklist below contains the 44 species which have been reported from the area Southern Inland 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.

Southern Inland Queensland

3Southern Whitetip (Episynlestes albicauda)

Southern Whitetip (Episynlestes albicauda)

Australian distribution of Episynlestes albicauda

Inhabits streams, usually in rainforest, often in pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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8Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii)

Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii)

Australian distribution of Synlestes weyersii

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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11Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes annulosus

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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12Inland 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; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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16Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes leda

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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29Arrowhead Rockmaster (Diphlebia nymphoides)

Arrowhead Rockmaster (Diphlebia nymphoides)

Australian distribution of Diphlebia nymphoides

Inhabits streams and rivers, including slow and intermittently flowing rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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45Common Flatwing (Austroargiolestes icteromelas)

Common Flatwing (Austroargiolestes icteromelas)

Australian distribution of Austroargiolestes icteromelas

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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71Powdered Wiretail (Rhadinosticta simplex)

Powdered Wiretail (Rhadinosticta simplex)

Australian distribution of Rhadinosticta simplex

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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81Orange Threadtail (Nososticta solida)

Orange Threadtail (Nososticta solida)

Australian distribution of Nososticta solida

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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96Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution of Austroagrion watsoni

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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103Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Australian distribution of Ischnura aurora

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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104Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Australian distribution of Ischnura heterosticta

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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106Gold-fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Gold-fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion aureofrons

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools and lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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108Flame-headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion ignifer)

Flame-headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion ignifer)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion ignifer

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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111Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion microcephalum

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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113Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Australian distribution of Xanthagrion erythroneurum

Inhabits slow sections of mostly wider streams and still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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119Blue-spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)

Blue-spotted Hawker (Adversaeschna brevistyla)

Australian distribution of Adversaeschna brevistyla

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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125Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution of Anax papuensis

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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137Carnarvon Darner (Austroaeschna muelleri)

Carnarvon Darner (Austroaeschna muelleri)

Australian distribution of Austroaeschna muelleri

Inhabits small streams dominated by bedrock and boulders

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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146Unicorn Darner (Austroaeschna unicornis)

Unicorn Darner (Austroaeschna unicornis)

Australian distribution of Austroaeschna unicornis

Inhabits rivers and streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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148Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian distribution of Austrogynacantha heterogena

Inhabits wide range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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151Wide-faced Darner (Dendroaeschna conspersa)

Wide-faced Darner (Dendroaeschna conspersa)

Australian distribution of Dendroaeschna conspersa

Inhabits lowland streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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166Carnarvon Evening Darner (Telephlebia undia)

Carnarvon Evening Darner (Telephlebia undia)

Australian distribution of Telephlebia undia

Inhabits streams and stream margins near waterfalls

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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184Inland Hunter (Austrogomphus australis)

Inland Hunter (Austrogomphus australis)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus australis

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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186Unicorn Hunter (Austrogomphus cornutus)

Unicorn Hunter (Austrogomphus cornutus)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus cornutus

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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193Pale Hunter (Austrogomphus amphiclitus)

Pale Hunter (Austrogomphus amphiclitus)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus amphiclitus

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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201Stout Vicetail (Hemigomphus heteroclytus)

Stout Vicetail (Hemigomphus heteroclytus)

Australian distribution of Hemigomphus heteroclytus

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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215Yellow-tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Yellow-tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Australian distribution of Choristhemis flavoterminata

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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221Carnarvon Tigertail (Eusynthemis deniseae)

Carnarvon Tigertail (Eusynthemis deniseae)

Australian distribution of Eusynthemis deniseae

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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224Black Tigertail (Eusynthemis nigra)

Black Tigertail (Eusynthemis nigra)

Australian distribution of Eusynthemis nigra

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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239Australian Emerald (Hemicordulia australiae)

Australian Emerald (Hemicordulia australiae)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia australiae

Inhabits rivers, riverine pools, lakes, and permanent ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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246Tau 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; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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260Wandering 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; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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261Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes haematodes

Inhabits streams and rivers as well as still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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273Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Australian distribution of Nannophlebia risi

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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274Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)

Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)

Australian distribution of Nannophya australis

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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284Blue 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; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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286Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum sabina

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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288Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Australian distribution of Orthetrum villosovittatum

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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289Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Australian distribution of Pantala flavescens

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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301Common 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; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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312Eastern Hawk (Austrocordulia refracta)

Eastern Hawk (Austrocordulia refracta)

Australian distribution of Austrocordulia refracta

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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319Common Shutwing (Cordulephya pygmaea)

Common Shutwing (Cordulephya pygmaea)

Australian distribution of Cordulephya pygmaea

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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324Early Mosquitohawk (Micromidia convergens)

Early Mosquitohawk (Micromidia convergens)

Australian distribution of Micromidia convergens

Inhabits streams, often in rainforest

© 2011 DECCW, NSW; 2021 Ian Endersby and DragonflyPix.com

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