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Common Shutwing (Cordulephya pygmaea)

The Common Shutwing (Cordulephya pygmaea) is a dragonfly species of the family Cordulephyidae, which contains 4 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Cordulephyidae consists of 3 couplets, 1 of which is pertinent to Cordulephya pygmaea. Click on the number on the right to display the corresponding couplet.

#FamilySpeciesCouplet No.
 CordulephyidaeCommon Shutwing
(Cordulephya pygmaea)
 
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  • Cordulephyidae: Key couplet 1 of 3

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hind corner of metepimeron, and poststernum, bright yellow, very much paler than anterior part of metepimeron

    ⇒ species: Common Shutwing (Cordulephya pygmaea)
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  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hind corner of metepimeron, and poststernum, dull brownish-yellow to greyish brown, only slightly paler than anterior part of metepimeron
Australian distribution