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Eastern Evening Darner (Telephlebia godeffroyi)

The Eastern Evening Darner (Telephlebia godeffroyi) is a dragonfly species of the family Telephlebiidae and Brachytronidae, which contains 37 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Telephlebiidae and Brachytronidae consists of 37 couplets, 5 of which are pertinent to Telephlebia godeffroyi. 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.
 Telephlebiidae and BrachytronidaeEastern Evening Darner
(Telephlebia godeffroyi)
  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 1 of 37

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  • ● Crossveins present in median space
  • a ↑
  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 2 of 37

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  • ● Subcosta prolonged into first to third cell distal to nodus
  • b ↑
  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 3 of 37

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  • ● Top of frons pointed in front
    ● Pterostigma overlying at least five cells

    ⇒ genus: Telephlebia
  • a ↑
  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 4 of 37

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  • ● Top of frons with wide, subtriangular dark mark, almost extending to outer edge
  • a ↑
  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 5 of 37

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  • ● Male with tips of superior anal appendages pointed or convergent
    ● Female with comparatively wide occiput

    ⇒ species: Eastern Evening Darner (Telephlebia godeffroyi)
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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 1 of 37

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Crossveins present in median space
a ↑
b ↓
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  • ● No crossveins in median space

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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 2 of 37

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Subcosta ending at nodus

    ⇒ species: Wide-Faced Darner (Dendroaeschna conspersa)
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b ↓
  • couplet drawing
  • ● Subcosta prolonged into first to third cell distal to nodus

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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 3 of 37

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Top of frons pointed in front
    ● Pterostigma overlying at least five cells

    ⇒ genus: Telephlebia
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b ↓
  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Top of frons rounded in front
    ● Pterostigma overlying no more than three cells

    ⇒ species: Terrestrial Evening Darner (Antipodophlebia asthenes)

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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 4 of 37

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Top of frons with wide, subtriangular dark mark, almost extending to outer edge
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b ↓
  • couplet drawing
  • ● Top of frons with narrow dark mark, rounded or almost straight at sides, its base extending to level of antennal bases

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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 5 of 37

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  • ● Male with tips of superior anal appendages rounded, or pointed on inner side, not convergent
    ● Female with comparatively narrow occiput

    ⇒ species: Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda)
a ↑
b ↓
  • couplet drawingcouplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Male with tips of superior anal appendages pointed or convergent
    ● Female with comparatively wide occiput

    ⇒ species: Eastern Evening Darner (Telephlebia godeffroyi)

Australian distribution