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Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae)

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PhotoID: AusDa224. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

1 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa224 07/01/2009 17:09 F5.6 1/45 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Pool of Siloam, Leura, NSW [-33.721800°; 150.336183°]
PhotoID: AusDa225. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

2 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa225 07/01/2009 17:28 F5.6 1/30 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Pool of Siloam, Leura, NSW [-33.721800°; 150.336183°]
PhotoID: AusDa258. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

3 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa258 04/11/2011 13:25 F8 1/80 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa259. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

4 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa259 04/11/2011 13:26 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa260. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

5 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa260 04/11/2011 13:30 F8 1/60 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa261. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

6 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa261 04/11/2011 13:30 F8 1/60 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa262. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

7 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa262 04/11/2011 13:34 F8 1/60 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa263. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - male
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♂

8 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa263 04/11/2011 13:35 F8 1/60 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa264. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - female
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♀

9 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa264 04/11/2011 13:56 F8 1/640 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa265. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - female
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♀

10 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa265 04/11/2011 13:57 F8 1/640 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa389. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - female
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♀

11 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa389 07/12/2011 11:59 F8 1/50 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa390. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - female
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♀

12 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa390 07/12/2011 12:05 F8 1/20 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa391. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - female
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♀

13 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa391 07/12/2011 12:07 F8 1/40 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa392. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - female
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♀

14 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa392 07/12/2011 12:13 F8 1/50 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]
PhotoID: AusDa393. Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) - female
Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae) ♀

15 / 15; PhotoID: AusDa393 07/12/2011 12:13 F8 1/100 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
America Bay track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.597667°; 151.265317°]

Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae)

Australian distribution of Austroargiolestes isabellae

Inhabits streams and boggy seepages

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • 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, clypeus and labrum dark greenish brown to black
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 6 of 31

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  • ● Median part to much of front of synthorax dark brown to black with pale to yellowish brown humeral stripe on each side, sometimes pruinescent
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 7 of 31

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  • ● Humeral stripe not widened at upper end
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 9 of 31

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  • ● Superior anal appendages with tip of ventral spur visible from above
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 10 of 31

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  • ● Distal end of inner marginal ridge of superior appendages rounded, or continuing into inner ridge of ventral spur
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 11 of 31

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  • ● Outer face of mandible largely yellowish white to yellow
    ● Superior anal appendages with basal portion markedly shorter than median or distal portion

    ⇒ species: Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae)
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 14 of 31

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  • ● Median part to much of front of synthorax dark brown to black, with pale to red-brown humeral stripe on each side, sometimes pruinescent
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 15 of 31

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  • ● Pale stripe in front of mesopleural suture constricted near upper end, then broadened at tip, not obscured by pruinescence
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 17 of 31

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  • ● Outer face of mandible largely pale
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 18 of 31

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  • ● Uppermost point of mesanepisternal part of humeral stripe at mesopleural suture, the upper part of stripe thus appearing acutely tapered
    ● Sometimes obscured by pruinescence
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 19 of 31

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  • ● Black patch on metepimeron extending half-way down segment of metapleural suture above metastigma, its lower end usually truncate or bluntly angled

    ⇒ species: Sydney Flatwing (Austroargiolestes isabellae)
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