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Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)

The Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis) is a dragonfly species of the family Libellulidae, which contains 56 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Libellulidae consists of 67 couplets, 3 of which are pertinent to Nannophya australis. Click on the numbers on the right to display the corresponding couplets. Or click on the ALLin1 button to see all the relevant couplets together in a single, scrollable window.

#FamilySpeciesCouplet No.
 LibellulidaeAustralian Pygmyfly
(Nannophya australis)
  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 1 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Distal antenodal of forewing complete, both costal and subcostal sections present
  • a ↑
  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 2 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hindwing lacking anal loop

    ⇒ genus: Nannophya
  • a ↑
  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 3 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Two to three crossveins in cubital space of hindwing (including Ac)

    ⇒ species: Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)
  • a ↑
1  
  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 1 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Distal antenodal of forewing complete, both costal and subcostal sections present
a ↑
b ↓
  • couplet drawing
  • ● Distal antenodal of forewing incomplete, only the costal section present

2  
  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 2 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hindwing lacking anal loop

    ⇒ genus: Nannophya
a ↑
b ↓
  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Anal loop present

3  
  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 3 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Two to three crossveins in cubital space of hindwing (including Ac)

    ⇒ species: Australian Pygmyfly (Nannophya australis)
a ↑
b ↓
  • couplet drawing
  • ● Only one crossvein (Ac) in cubital space of hindwing

Australian distribution