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Large Bluestreak (Lestoidea barbarae)

The Large Bluestreak (Lestoidea barbarae) is a damselfly species of the family Lestoideidae, which contains 4 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Lestoideidae consists of 3 couplets, 1 of which is pertinent to Lestoidea barbarae. Click on the number on the right to display the corresponding couplet.

#FamilySpeciesCouplet No.
 LestoideidaeLarge Bluestreak
(Lestoidea barbarae)
 
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  • Lestoideidae: Key couplet 1 of 3

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  • ● Anal vein free of wing margin from Ac approximately one third or more of distance to crossvein at end of quadrilateral cell
    ● Inferior appendage of male almost as long as superior appendage
    ● Posterior lobe of female pronotum forming broad flange, not abruptly angulated, about half way to outer comer

    ⇒ species: Large Bluestreak (Lestoidea barbarae)
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  • ● Anal vein vestigial, free of wing margin for less than one third distance from Ac to crossvein at end of quadrilateral cell
    ● Inferior appendage of male much shorter than superior appendage
    ● Posterior lobe of female pronotum abruptly angled about half way to outer corner
Australian distribution