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Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis)

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PhotoID: AusDr248. Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) - male
Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) ♂

1 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr248 19/11/2011 14:38 F5.6 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Mossman Gorge NP, Mossman, QLD [-16.469100°; 145.326667°]
PhotoID: AusDr249. Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) - male
Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) ♂

2 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr249 19/11/2011 14:40 F5.6 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Mossman Gorge NP, Mossman, QLD [-16.469100°; 145.326667°]
PhotoID: AusDr250. Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) - male
Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) ♂

3 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr250 19/11/2011 14:42 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Mossman Gorge NP, Mossman, QLD [-16.469100°; 145.326667°]
PhotoID: AusDr251. Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) - male
Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) ♂

4 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr251 19/11/2011 14:45 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Mossman Gorge NP, Mossman, QLD [-16.469100°; 145.326667°]
PhotoID: AusDr252. Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) - male
Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) ♂

5 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr252 19/11/2011 14:46 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Mossman Gorge NP, Mossman, QLD [-16.469100°; 145.326667°]
PhotoID: AusDr253. Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) - male
Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) ♂

6 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr253 19/11/2011 14:47 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Mossman Gorge NP, Mossman, QLD [-16.469100°; 145.326667°]
PhotoID: AusDr254. Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) - male
Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis) ♂

7 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr254 19/11/2011 14:59 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Mossman Gorge NP, Mossman, QLD [-16.469100°; 145.326667°]

Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis)

Australian distribution of Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis

Inhabits shady pools and tree holes

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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 1 of 67

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

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  • ● Anal loop present
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 9 of 67

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  • ● Anal loop well developed, generally stocking-shaped, usually closed at tip
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 14 of 67

  • ○ Not as above
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 15 of 67

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  • ● Base of hindwing triangle just beyond to well beyond arculus
    ○ Top of frons brilliant metallic blue or green, particularly in male
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 16 of 67

  • ○ More than nine antenodals in forewing
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 18 of 67

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    couplet drawing
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  • ● Arculus almost equidistant from second and third antenodal crossvein
    ● Nodus closer to base of wing than to apex, the ratio between the distances approximately 4:5
    ● Male abdomen slender, almost parallel-sided

    ⇒ genus: Agrionoptera
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 19 of 67

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  • ○ Abdomen substantially brownish black
    ● Forewing triangle with crossvein

    ⇒ species: Striped Swampdragon (Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis)
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