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Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)

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PhotoID: AusDr434. Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) - copula
Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) ⚤

1 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr434 14/11/2016 15:27 F8 1/100 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]
PhotoID: AusDr435. Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) - copula
Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) ⚤

2 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr435 14/11/2016 15:27 F8 1/100 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]
PhotoID: AusDr436. Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) - copula
Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) ⚤

3 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr436 14/11/2016 15:28 F8 1/100 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]
PhotoID: AusDr437. Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) - copula
Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) ⚤

4 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr437 14/11/2016 15:28 F8 1/100 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]
PhotoID: AusDr438. Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) - male
Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) ♂

5 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr438 14/11/2016 15:29 F8 1/100 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]
PhotoID: AusDr439. Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) - male
Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) ♂

6 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr439 14/11/2016 15:29 F8 1/125 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]
PhotoID: AusDr440. Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) - male
Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi) ♂

7 / 7; PhotoID: AusDr440 14/11/2016 15:30 F8 1/100 180mm ISO800 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Dale's Gorge, Karijini NP, WA [-22.477611°; 118.550889°]

Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus mjobergi

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 1 of 47

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  • ● Generally no incomplete antenodal crossvein proximal to Ax1 in any wing
    ● End of abdomen not elongate, mid-dorsal length of abdominal tergum 9 less than 2.3 mm in male, 2.1 mm in female
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 10 of 47

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  • ● Superior anal appendages parallel or divergent, not converging at tips, each bearing a long, curved ventrobasal branch
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 19 of 47

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  • ● Anterior of abdominal segments 3 and 4 with mid-dorsal yellow band, sometimes narrow, or entirely yellow
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 27 of 47

  • ○ Abdominal terga 9-10 yellow or pale reddish brown
    ○ Tergum 8 similar or with dark reddish brown to black distal half
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 27 of 47

  • ○ Abdominal terga 9-10 usually marked with black or chocolate brown
    ○ If yellow or reddish, then tergum 8 substantially black
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 28 of 47

  • ○ Hindwing shorter than 21.5 mm

    ⇒ genus: Austrogomphus
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 31 of 47

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  • ● Antehumeral stripe usually isolated from collar
    ● Dark band along line of intersegmental suture of synthorax complete

    ⇒ species: Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 32 of 47

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  • ● Metanepisternum substantially pale
    ● Pterostigma yellow, brown or black, its length more than 3.3 times its maximum width
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 33 of 47

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  • ● Black and yellow or greenish-yellow, lacking lilac colouration
    ● Metepimeron posteriorly not margined with brown
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 35 of 47

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  • ● Antehumeral stripe aslant, isolated or its lower end fused with collar
    ● Black mark on lower mesepimeron extending to level of, or engulfing, metastigma
    ● If not, metapleural suture lined with black

    ⇒ genus: Austrogomphus
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 39 of 47

  • ○ Abdominal segment 10 yellow, or black and yellow above
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 42 of 47

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  • ● Antehumeral stripe usually isolated from collar
    ● If fused, a black stripe present along all or most of line of intersegmental suture, interrupted for, at most, a third of length, above metastigma
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 44 of 47

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  • ● Abdominal tergum 8 without mid-dorsal yellow fleck, and generally with basal yellow ring, sometimes substantially yellow
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  • Gomphidae: Key couplet 47 of 47

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  • ○ Male hindwing less than c. 18.5 mm long
    ● Rear of female occiput without discrete teeth, but set with many small tubercles

    ⇒ species: Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)
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