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Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

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PhotoID: AusDr049. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

1 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr049 22/11/2011 14:01 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr265. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - female
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♀

2 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr265 22/11/2011 14:12 F8 1/160 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr367. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

3 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr367 13/12/2011 12:49 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr368. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

4 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr368 13/12/2011 12:58 F8 1/60 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr372. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

5 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr372 13/12/2011 15:25 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr373. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

6 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr373 13/12/2011 15:30 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr374. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

7 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr374 13/12/2011 15:41 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr375. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

8 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr375 13/12/2011 16:01 F8 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr378. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

9 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr378 13/12/2011 16:18 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr379. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

10 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr379 13/12/2011 16:20 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr380. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

11 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr380 13/12/2011 16:27 F8 1/60 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr381. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - female
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♀

12 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr381 14/12/2011 14:27 F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Lane Cove River, Lane Cove NP, NSW [-33.792250°; 151.147083°]
PhotoID: AusDr382. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - female
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♀

13 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr382 14/12/2011 14:28 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Lane Cove River, Lane Cove NP, NSW [-33.792250°; 151.147083°]
PhotoID: AusDr383. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - female
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♀

14 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr383 14/12/2011 14:37 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Lane Cove River, Lane Cove NP, NSW [-33.792250°; 151.147083°]
PhotoID: AusDr384. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - female
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♀

15 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr384 14/12/2011 14:38 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Lane Cove River, Lane Cove NP, NSW [-33.792250°; 151.147083°]
PhotoID: AusDr385. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - female
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♀

16 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr385 14/12/2011 15:01 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Lane Cove River, Lane Cove NP, NSW [-33.792250°; 151.147083°]
PhotoID: AusDr389. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

17 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr389 16/12/2011 13:46 F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr390. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

18 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr390 16/12/2011 13:50 F8 1/160 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr391. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

19 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr391 16/12/2011 15:02 F8 1/80 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDr392. Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) - male
Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) ♂

20 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr392 16/12/2011 15:05 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]

Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Australian distribution of Choristhemis flavoterminata

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 1 of 26

  • ○ Dark markings, if present, confined to basal parts of wings
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 2 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Generally two to five crossveins in median space of all wings
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 9 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ● An accessory thick antenodal in forewing in addition to the two primaries; this and the two previous alternating with thin antenodals
    ○ Male tergum 10 without pale dorsal cone
    ○ Ovipositor, if developed, not reaching beyond segment 9
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 11 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Anterior frons pale, or pale with black stripe, often quite broad, in midline
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 12 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ○ Frons narrow
    ○ Membranule of both wings vestigial
    ● Female ovipositor well developed

    ⇒ genus: Choristhemis
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  • Synthemistidae: Key couplet 13 of 26

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Front of thorax lacking large yellow patch, sides of synthorax with simple yellow markings
    ○ Abdominal segments 9 and 10 mainly yellow on top.

    ⇒ species: Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)
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