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Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus)

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PhotoID: AusDa129. Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) - female
Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) ♀

1 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa129 07/12/2008 17:07 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Basket Swamp NP, NSW [-28.927000°; 152.143183°]
PhotoID: AusDa130. Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) - male
Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) ♂

2 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa130 07/12/2008 17:09 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Basket Swamp NP, NSW [-28.927000°; 152.143183°]
PhotoID: AusDa131. Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) - female
Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) ♀

3 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa131 07/12/2008 17:12 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Basket Swamp NP, NSW [-28.927000°; 152.143183°]
PhotoID: AusDa132. Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) - female
Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) ♀

4 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa132 07/12/2008 17:16 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Basket Swamp NP, NSW [-28.927000°; 152.143183°]
PhotoID: AusDa133. Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) - female
Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus) ♀

5 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa133 07/12/2008 17:18 F5.6 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Basket Swamp NP, NSW [-28.927000°; 152.143183°]

Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus)

Australian distribution of Griseargiolestes eboracus

Inhabits boggy seepages and sphagnum bogs

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  • 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 two, sometimes three, cells in discoidal field between discoidal cell and level of subnodus
    ● Male superior anal appendage without ventral spur
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 22 of 31

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  • ● Pale humeral stripe well developed, conspicuous
    ○ From eastern Australia

    ⇒ genus: Griseargiolestes
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 23 of 31

  • ○ Labium pale
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 24 of 31

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Black marking on metepimeron much more extensive, occupying approximately half of width and at least one third of length of epimeron
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 27 of 31

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  • ● Mesepimeral portion of humeral stripe narrow, scarcely wider than the adjacent part of episternal portion
    ● Pale marks on sides of median and posterior lobes of pronotum widely separated
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  • Megapodagrionidae: Key couplet 28 of 31

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  • ● Yellow patch along the intersegmental suture triangular and the dorsal two-thirds of the adjacent black bar almost parallel-sided
    ● Pterostigma generally markedly paler with the posterior side approximately twice as long as the distal or proximal side
    ○ Pruinescence restricted to the front of the thorax

    ⇒ species: Grey-Chested Flatwing (Griseargiolestes eboracus)
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