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Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa)

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PhotoID: AusDr240. Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) - male
Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) ♂

1 / 5; PhotoID: AusDr240 18/11/2011 13:58 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond outside Botanical Gardens, Cairns, QLD [-16.900133°; 145.749283°]
PhotoID: AusDr241. Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) - male
Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) ♂

2 / 5; PhotoID: AusDr241 18/11/2011 14:04 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond outside Botanical Gardens, Cairns, QLD [-16.900133°; 145.749283°]
PhotoID: AusDr242. Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) - male
Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) ♂

3 / 5; PhotoID: AusDr242 18/11/2011 14:05 F8 1/80 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond outside Botanical Gardens, Cairns, QLD [-16.900133°; 145.749283°]
PhotoID: AusDr243. Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) - male
Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) ♂

4 / 5; PhotoID: AusDr243 18/11/2011 14:05 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond outside Botanical Gardens, Cairns, QLD [-16.900133°; 145.749283°]
PhotoID: AusDr244. Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) - male
Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) ♂

5 / 5; PhotoID: AusDr244 18/11/2011 14:06 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond outside Botanical Gardens, Cairns, QLD [-16.900133°; 145.749283°]

Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa)

Australian distribution of Lathrecista asiatica festa

Inhabits streams and rivers and riverine lagoons and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 1 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Distal antenodal of forewing incomplete, only the costal section present
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 35 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hindwing triangle free
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 39 of 67

  • ○ Not as above
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 40 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Base of hindwing triangle at or slightly proximal to arculus
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 41 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Tip of anal loop closed, the bounding veins meeting midvein one row of cells away from wing margin
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 45 of 67

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Subtriangle of forewing with one to three cells, its basal side well-defined
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 45 of 67

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Basal side of forewing subtriangle poorly defined
    ● If recognisable, containing more than three cells
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 46 of 67

  • ○ Smaller dragonflies, hindwing shorter than 38 mm
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 47 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Discoidal field of forewing containing three rows of cells, occasionally four, between triangle and level of origin of IR3
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 48 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Arculus situated between second and third antenodal crossveins
    ○ Male abdomen orange-red with black tip

    ⇒ species: Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) (part)
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 56 of 67

  • ○ Wing membrane hyaline or yellow, with, at most, dark markings at extreme wing tip, beyond pterostigma
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 57 of 67

  • ○ Abdomen brownish yellow to orange red, with black markings on some segments
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 58 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Arculus situated between second and third antenodal crossveins
    ○ Male abdomen orange-red with black tip

    ⇒ species: Australian Slimwing (Lathrecista asiatica festa) (part)
b ↑