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Eastern Brown Tigertail (Archaeosynthemis orientalis)

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PhotoID: AusDr121. Eastern Brown Tigertail (Archaeosynthemis orientalis) - female
Eastern Brown Tigertail (Archaeosynthemis orientalis) ♀

1 / 1; PhotoID: AusDr121 28/12/2008 16:19 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Booderee NP, NSW [-35.138067°; 150.714617°]

Eastern Brown Tigertail (Archaeosynthemis orientalis)

Australian distribution of Archaeosynthemis orientalis

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps

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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 1 of 26

  • ○ Dark markings, if present, confined to basal parts of wings
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 2 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Generally one crossvein in median space, sometimes two in one or two wings
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 3 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Labrum pale to brown, without black margin or midline
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 5 of 26

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  • ● Front of synthorax dark without distinct markings, or black with one or two small pale spots on each side

    ⇒ genus: Archaeosynthemis
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 6 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Pale intersegmental stripe on side of synthorax broken near centre
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 7 of 26

  • ○ From south-eastern Australia

    ⇒ species: Eastern Brown Tigertail (Archaeosynthemis orientalis)
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