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Checklist Southern Inland Queensland: 45 species

The checklist below contains the 45 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

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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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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17Southern Whitetip (Episynlestes albicauda)

Southern Whitetip (Episynlestes albicauda)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, usually in rainforest, often in pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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22Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii)

Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 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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55Arrowhead Rockmaster (Diphlebia nymphoides)

Arrowhead Rockmaster (Diphlebia nymphoides)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers, including slow and intermittently flowing rivers

© 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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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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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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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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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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110Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Australian distribution

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

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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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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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129Wide-Faced Darner (Dendroaeschna conspersa)

Wide-Faced Darner (Dendroaeschna conspersa)

Australian distribution

Inhabits lowland streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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141Carnarvon Darner (Austroaeschna muelleri)

Carnarvon Darner (Austroaeschna muelleri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits small streams dominated by bedrock and boulders

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145Inland Darner (Austroaeschna pinheyi)

Inland Darner (Austroaeschna pinheyi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rocky as well as sandy

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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151Unicorn Darner (Austroaeschna unicornis)

Unicorn Darner (Austroaeschna unicornis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers and streams

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165Carnarvon Evening Darner (Telephlebia undia)

Carnarvon Evening Darner (Telephlebia undia)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and stream margins near waterfalls

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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179Pale Hunter (Austrogomphus amphiclitus)

Pale Hunter (Austrogomphus amphiclitus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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182Inland Hunter (Austrogomphus australis)

Inland Hunter (Austrogomphus australis)

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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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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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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219Carnavon Tigertail (Eusynthemis deniseae)

Carnavon Tigertail (Eusynthemis deniseae)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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222Black Tigertail (Eusynthemis nigra)

Black Tigertail (Eusynthemis nigra)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 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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252Early Mosquitohawk (Micromidia convergens)

Early Mosquitohawk (Micromidia convergens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, often in rainforest

© 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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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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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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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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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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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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317Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Australian distribution

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

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