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Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

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PhotoID: AusDa058. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

1 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa058 09/12/2006 12:55 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Watts River, Maroondah Res. Park, Healesville, Vic [-37.643233°; 145.545767°]
PhotoID: AusDa059. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

2 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa059 09/12/2006 12:56 F5.6 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
Watts River, Maroondah Res. Park, Healesville, Vic [-37.643233°; 145.545767°]
PhotoID: AusDa231. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - female
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♀

3 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa231 29/10/2011 16:43 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Duckholes track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.663350°; 151.248967°]
PhotoID: AusDa232. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - tandem
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ⚤

4 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa232 30/10/2011 14:12 F8 1/60 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa233. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - tandem
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ⚤

5 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa233 30/10/2011 14:20 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa234. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - tandem
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ⚤

6 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa234 30/10/2011 14:23 F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa235. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - tandem
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ⚤

7 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa235 30/10/2011 14:24 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa236. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - tandem
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ⚤

8 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa236 30/10/2011 14:31 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa237. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

9 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa237 30/10/2011 14:53 F8 1/20 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa238. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

10 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa238 30/10/2011 14:56 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa239. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

11 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa239 30/10/2011 14:57 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa240. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

12 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa240 30/10/2011 15:01 F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa241. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

13 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa241 30/10/2011 15:01 F8 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa242. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

14 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa242 30/10/2011 15:03 F8 1/160 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa243. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

15 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa243 30/10/2011 15:05 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa244. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

16 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa244 30/10/2011 15:16 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Manly Creek, Manly, NSW [-33.770400°; 151.241650°]
PhotoID: AusDa413. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

17 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa413 13/12/2011 11:28 F8 1/80 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa414. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - male
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♂

18 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa414 13/12/2011 11:33 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa419. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - female
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♀

19 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa419 13/12/2011 14:10 F8 1/30 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa420. Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) - female
Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) ♀

20 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa420 13/12/2011 14:12 F8 1/30 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]

Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes leda

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters

© 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

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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 extending across mesopleural suture
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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 9 of 15

  • couplet drawing
  • ○ Abdominal segment 10 of male pale above
    ● Dorsal dark mark on abdominal tergum 2 of female broad, divided by narrow, pale mid-dorsal line, pale lateral areas scarcely visible from above
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  • Lestidae: Key couplet 10 of 15

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  • ● Median lobe of pronotum dark laterally
    ● Abdominal tergum 2 of male dark above with broad, pale mid-dorsal stripe

    ⇒ species: Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) (part)
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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

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Abdominal tergum 2 with pale mid-dorsal stripe over entire length, broad in male, narrow in female

    ⇒ species: Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda) (part)
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