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Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

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PhotoID: AusDr255. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - male
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♂

1 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr255 20/11/2011 11:29 F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond near Mareeba Wetlands Reserve, Mareeba, QLD [-16.915350°; 145.372433°]
PhotoID: AusDr256. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - female
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♀

2 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr256 20/11/2011 14:22 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Pond at Lake Eacham Tourist Park, Lake Eacham, QLD [-17.296400°; 145.636283°]
PhotoID: AusDr264. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - female
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♀

3 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr264 22/11/2011 13:03 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr266. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - male
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♂

4 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr266 22/11/2011 14:52 F8 1/125 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr267. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - male
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♂

5 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr267 22/11/2011 14:52 F8 1/160 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr268. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - male
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♂

6 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr268 22/11/2011 14:53 F8 1/125 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr269. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - male
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♂

7 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr269 22/11/2011 14:54 F8 1/250 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr270. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - female
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♀

8 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr270 22/11/2011 15:05 F8 1/250 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr271. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - female
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♀

9 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr271 22/11/2011 15:05 F8 1/200 180mm ISO800 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Emerald Creek, near Mareeba, QLD [-17.052550°; 145.541333°]
PhotoID: AusDr278. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - male
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♂

10 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr278 23/11/2011 12:11 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Johnstone River near Malanda, QLD [-17.357283°; 145.635183°]
PhotoID: AusDr279. Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) - male
Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans) ♂

11 / 11; PhotoID: AusDr279 23/11/2011 12:12 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Johnstone River near Malanda, QLD [-17.357283°; 145.635183°]

Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

Australian distribution of Neurothemis stigmatizans

Inhabits range of still waters

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  • 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 crossed
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 36 of 67

  • ○ Smaller dragonflies, hindwing markedly shorter than 45 mm
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 37 of 67

  • couplet drawing
    couplet drawing
  • ● Hypertriangle of forewing traversed by one or more crossveins
    ● Wings usually patterned with dark brown, reddish-brown or orange markings, sometimes only at base, but sometimes hyaline
    ● Generally five or more, rarely four, cells along 'sole' of stocking-shaped anal loop, including cell at 'heel'

    ⇒ genus: Neurothemis
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 38 of 67

  • ○ Wing markings extending to beyond nodus, and at wing tip in females, reddish-brown

    ⇒ species: Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)
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