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South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane)

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PhotoID: AusDa006. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

1 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa006 06/11/2006 12:05 F5.6 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Capel Wetlands, Capel, WA [-33.556883°; 115.557250°]
PhotoID: AusDa007. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

2 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa007 06/11/2006 12:05 F5.6 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Capel Wetlands, Capel, WA [-33.556883°; 115.557250°]
PhotoID: AusDa047. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

3 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa047 03/12/2006 16:50 F8 1/1250 180mm ISO400 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Fresh Water Lake, Robe, SA [-37.257700°; 139.815783°]
PhotoID: AusDa550. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

4 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa550 08/12/2016 10:30 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDa551. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

5 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa551 08/12/2016 10:32 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDa552. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

6 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa552 08/12/2016 10:32 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDa553. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

7 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa553 08/12/2016 10:35 F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDa554. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

8 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa554 08/12/2016 10:35 F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDa555. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

9 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa555 08/12/2016 10:36 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDa556. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

10 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa556 08/12/2016 12:36 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lefroy Brook, Pemberton, WA [-34.443111°; 116.025806°]
PhotoID: AusDa576. South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) - male
South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane) ♂

11 / 11; PhotoID: AusDa576 13/12/2016 13:13 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Lake Leschenaultia, Chidlow, WA [-31.851444°; 116.250806°]

South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane)

Australian distribution of Austroagrion cyane

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, riverine pools, lakes, ponds and swamps

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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 1 of 54

  • ○ Damselflies without this combination of characters
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 14 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Anal vein leaving wing margin nearer to or beyond level of Ac
    ● Basal segment of hindwing anal vein, if present, not more than half length of Ac
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 35 of 54

  • ○ Damselflies with dark brown or black markings on pale background (reddish, yellow, green, blue, pale brown), or substantially dark, the dark areas in either case often with metallic sheen
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 37 of 54

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Pterostigma of forewing similar in size to that of hindwing
    ● Female lacking ventral spine on abdominal segment 8
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 38 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Pterostigma markedly longer than wide
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 40 of 54

  • ○ No such markings on thorax or abdomen
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 41 of 54

  • ○ Synthorax blue and black
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 42 of 54

  • ○ Antealar sinus black
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 44 of 54

  • ○ Abdominal segment 4 and 5 more than half black above

    ⇒ genus: Austroagrion
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 45 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Abdominal segment 8 entirely blue
    ● Posterior part of segment 7 usually blue
    ● Segment 9 blue, occasionally with small, distal mid-dorsal black mark

    ⇒ species: South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane)
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 48 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Posterior lobe of pronotum without forwardly directed, finger-like process on each side
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 50 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ○ Upper surface of abdominal segment 1 brown to black, with or without orange-brown dorsal and lateral marks
    ● Anal vein leaving wing margin at Ac
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 51 of 54

  • ○ Synthoracic terga partially dark brown to black
    ○ Abdominal tergum 1 with triangular to parallel-sided dark brown to black dorsal mark lacking pale mid-dorsal line

    ⇒ genus: Austroagrion
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 52 of 54

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Central part of posterior lobe of pronotum rounded triangular
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 53 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Central part of posterior lobe of pronotum with slightly raised margin and rounded apex
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 54 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Postclypeus black, with or without pale margin

    ⇒ species: South-Western Billabongfly (Austroagrion cyane)
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