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Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

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PhotoID: AusDa043. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - copula
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ⚤

1 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa043 30/11/2006 08:33 F8 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Caravan Park, Hahndorf, SA [-35.022683°; 138.797933°]
PhotoID: AusDa044. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - copula
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ⚤

2 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa044 30/11/2006 08:33 F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Caravan Park, Hahndorf, SA [-35.022683°; 138.797933°]
PhotoID: AusDa045. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

3 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa045 07/11/2011 13:49 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Lane Cove River, Lane Cove NP, NSW [-33.792250°; 151.147083°]
PhotoID: AusDa046. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - copula
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ⚤

4 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa046 30/11/2006 08:35 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Caravan Park, Hahndorf, SA [-35.022683°; 138.797933°]
PhotoID: AusDa110. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

5 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa110 01/12/2008 15:05 F8 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Dumaresque Dam, near Armidale, NSW [-30.429067°; 151.597133°]
PhotoID: AusDa186. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - immature male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

6 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa186 30/12/2008 13:50 F8 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
East Rim Walk at Fitzroy Falls, Morton NP, NSW [-34.648700°; 150.482800°]
PhotoID: AusDa187. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - immature male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

7 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa187 30/12/2008 13:53 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
East Rim Walk at Fitzroy Falls, Morton NP, NSW [-34.648700°; 150.482800°]
PhotoID: AusDa213. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

8 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa213 04/01/2009 15:35 F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa219. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

9 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa219 04/01/2009 16:39 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa276. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

10 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa276 07/11/2011 13:50 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Lane Cove River, Lane Cove NP, NSW [-33.792250°; 151.147083°]
PhotoID: AusDa342. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

11 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa342 24/11/2011 13:14 F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDa368. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

12 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa368 28/11/2011 12:33 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Fagan Park, Hornsby, NSW [-33.639300°; 151.048033°]
PhotoID: AusDa369. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

13 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa369 28/11/2011 12:34 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Fagan Park, Hornsby, NSW [-33.639300°; 151.048033°]
PhotoID: AusDa370. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

14 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa370 28/11/2011 12:36 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Fagan Park, Hornsby, NSW [-33.639300°; 151.048033°]
PhotoID: AusDa372. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - copula
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ⚤

15 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa372 28/11/2011 13:47 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Fagan Park, Hornsby, NSW [-33.639300°; 151.048033°]
PhotoID: AusDa373. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

16 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa373 28/11/2011 14:26 F8 1/80 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Fagan Park, Hornsby, NSW [-33.639300°; 151.048033°]
PhotoID: AusDa410. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - female
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♀

17 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa410 13/12/2011 10:40 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa411. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - female
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♀

18 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa411 13/12/2011 10:41 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa417. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

19 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa417 13/12/2011 12:18 F10 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa418. Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) - male
Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni) ♂

20 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa418 13/12/2011 12:20 F10 1/160 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution of Austroagrion watsoni

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • 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
b ↑
  • 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
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 38 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Pterostigma markedly longer than wide
b ↑
  • 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 drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Abdominal segment 7 black
    ● Segment 8 blue, usually with small to large distal, mid-dorsal black mark
    ● Segment 9 blue with generally large, distal, mid-dorsal black mark
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 46 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Superior appendages much longer than inferiors
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 47 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Black marks on abdominal segments 8 and 9 occupying approximately half length of segment or less

    ⇒ species: Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)
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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
b ↑
  • 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 two pale spots, sometimes minute but sometimes fused in midline

    ⇒ species: Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)
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