Treehole Flatwing (Podopteryx selysi)

The Treehole Flatwing (Podopteryx selysi) is a damselfly species of the family Megapodagrionidae, which contains 22 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Megapodagrionidae consists of 31 couplets, 1 of which is pertinent to Podopteryx selysi. Click on the number on the right to display the corresponding couplet.

#FamilySpeciesCouplet No.
 MegapodagrionidaeTreehole Flatwing
(Podopteryx selysi)
  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 1 of 31

  • couplet drawing
  • ○ Large, with abdomen longer than 42 mm
    ○ hindwings longer than 40 mm
    ● More than 27 postnodals

    ⇒ species: Treehole Flatwing (Podopteryx selysi)
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  • couplet drawing
  • ○ Smaller, with abdomen shorter than 42 mm, hindwings shorter than 35 mm
    ● Fewer than 27 postnodals
Australian distribution