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Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis)

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PhotoID: AusDa112. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

1 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa112 04/12/2008 13:28 F5.6 1/90 180mm ISO800 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Coppernook Creek, near Dorrigo, NSW
PhotoID: AusDa113. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

2 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa113 04/12/2008 13:34 F5.6 1/45 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Coppernook Creek, near Dorrigo, NSW
PhotoID: AusDa114. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

3 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa114 04/12/2008 13:35 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Coppernook Creek, near Dorrigo, NSW
PhotoID: AusDa115. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

4 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa115 06/12/2008 09:51 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Sheepstation Creek, Border Ranges NP, NSW
PhotoID: AusDa116. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

5 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa116 06/12/2008 09:53 F5.6 1/90 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Sheepstation Creek, Border Ranges NP, NSW
PhotoID: AusDa117. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

6 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa117 06/12/2008 09:57 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Sheepstation Creek, Border Ranges NP, NSW
PhotoID: AusDa134. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - male
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♂

7 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa134 08/12/2008 10:31 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Bald Rock NP, NSW [-28.847117°; 152.045750°]
PhotoID: AusDa135. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

8 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa135 08/12/2008 10:35 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Bald Rock NP, NSW [-28.847117°; 152.045750°]
PhotoID: AusDa136. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - female
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♀

9 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa136 08/12/2008 10:36 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Bald Rock NP, NSW [-28.847117°; 152.045750°]
PhotoID: AusDa137. Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) - male
Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis) ♂

10 / 10; PhotoID: AusDa137 08/12/2008 13:41 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Bald Rock NP, NSW [-28.847117°; 152.045750°]

Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis)

Australian distribution of Austroargiolestes amabilis

Inhabits streams, usually in rainforest

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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 1 of 31

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  • ○ Smaller, with abdomen shorter than 42 mm, hindwings shorter than 35 mm
    ● Fewer than 27 postnodals
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 2 of 31

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  • ● Generally three or more cells, rarely two in discoidal field between discoidal cell and level of subnodus
    ● Male superior anal appendages with ventral spur

    ⇒ genus: Austroargiolestes
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 3 of 31

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  • ● Anterior frons and postclypeus largely pale, yellowish or reddish orange
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 4 of 31

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  • ● Abdominal tergum 2 black with conspicuous white to orange dorsal mark, shaped like a thick-stemmed wineglass

    ⇒ species: Flame Flatwing (Austroargiolestes amabilis)
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