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Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

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PhotoID: AusDa002. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

1 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa002 06/11/2006 11:47 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Capel Wetlands, Capel, WA [-33.556883°; 115.557250°]
PhotoID: AusDa003. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

2 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa003 06/11/2006 11:50 F5.6 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Capel Wetlands, Capel, WA [-33.556883°; 115.557250°]
PhotoID: AusDa004. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

3 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa004 06/11/2006 11:51 F5.6 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Capel Wetlands, Capel, WA [-33.556883°; 115.557250°]
PhotoID: AusDa005. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

4 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa005 06/11/2006 11:52 F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Capel Wetlands, Capel, WA [-33.556883°; 115.557250°]
PhotoID: AusDa031. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

5 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa031 16/11/2006 10:02 F8 1/200 180mm ISO100 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
River Avon, Toodyay, WA [-31.545450°; 116.453100°]
PhotoID: AusDa032. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

6 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa032 16/11/2006 10:07 F8 1/125 180mm ISO100 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
River Avon, Toodyay, WA [-31.545450°; 116.453100°]
PhotoID: AusDa033. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

7 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa033 16/11/2006 10:10 F8 1/100 180mm ISO100 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
River Avon, Toodyay, WA [-31.545450°; 116.453100°]
PhotoID: AusDa040. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

8 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa040 28/11/2006 14:49 F8 1/60 180mm ISO100 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Inchiquin Lake, Clare, SA [-33.823550°; 138.613517°]
PhotoID: AusDa041. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

9 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa041 28/11/2006 14:49 F8 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Inchiquin Lake, Clare, SA [-33.823550°; 138.613517°]
PhotoID: AusDa042. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - female
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♀

10 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa042 30/11/2006 08:16 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Caravan Park, Hahndorf, SA [-35.022683°; 138.797933°]
PhotoID: AusDa048. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - immature male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

11 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa048 03/12/2006 17:04 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Fresh Water Lake, Robe, SA [-37.257700°; 139.815783°]
PhotoID: AusDa050. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - immature male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

12 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa050 05/12/2006 10:43 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Lake Pertobe, Warrnambool, Vic [-38.392017°; 142.480383°]
PhotoID: AusDa051. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - female
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♀

13 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa051 05/12/2006 11:30 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Lake Pertobe, Warrnambool, Vic [-38.392017°; 142.480383°]
PhotoID: AusDa148. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

14 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa148 21/12/2008 13:13 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Adelong Creek, near Adelong, NSW [-35.295517°; 148.058350°]
PhotoID: AusDa149. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

15 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa149 21/12/2008 14:17 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Adelong Creek, near Adelong, NSW [-35.295517°; 148.058350°]
PhotoID: AusDa538. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

16 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa538 03/12/2016 16:02 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Pond below North Dandelup Dam, North Dandalup, WA [-32.519056°; 116.014333°]
PhotoID: AusDa539. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - male
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♂

17 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa539 03/12/2016 16:06 F8 1/80 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Pond below North Dandelup Dam, North Dandalup, WA [-32.519056°; 116.014333°]
PhotoID: AusDa574. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - female
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♀

18 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa574 13/12/2016 09:03 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Avon River, York, WA [-31.873167°; 116.771028°]
PhotoID: AusDa575. Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) - female
Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus) ♀

19 / 19; PhotoID: AusDa575 13/12/2016 09:07 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Avon River, York, WA [-31.873167°; 116.771028°]

Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes annulosus

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • Lestidae: Key couplet 1 of 15

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Quadrilateral cell of hindwing more than 1.15 times, usually 1.3-1.5 times longer than that of forewing
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 2 of 15

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  • ● Front of synthorax unicolorous or striped, the stripe not expanded near centre
    ● Ac generally near Ax1, basal or distal, occasionally almost midway between Ax1 and Ax2

    ⇒ genus: Austrolestes
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 5 of 15

  • couplet drawing
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  • ● Central part of pterostigma overlying one or more crossveins of adjoining row
    ● Ac closer to level of Ax1 than of Ax2, sometimes basal to Ax1
    ○ Abdominal tergum 2 with well-defined light and dark pattern, sometimes like that of dark A. insularis (see above), or substantially dark
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 6 of 15

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  • ● Pale humeral stripe narrow, with at most a small upper patch extending across mesopleural suture, not meeting subalar ridge
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 8 of 15

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Humeral stripe not extending across mesopleural suture
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 11 of 15

  • couplet drawing
  • ○ Abdominal tergum 2 without pale basal spot
    ● Superior appendages of male forcipate, converging at tips
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 12 of 15

  • ○ Abdominal tergum 2 without pale mid-dorsal stripe
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 13 of 15

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  • ● Ac proximal to Ax1 in forewing
    ● Abdominal terga 3-7 of male substantially pale, with forward pointing, dark arrow-shaped mark on posterior half

    ⇒ species: Blue Ringtail (Austrolestes annulosus)
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