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Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

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PhotoID: AusDr655. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

1 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr655 29/09/2013 10:37 F8 1/350 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Everglades NP (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr656. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - male
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♂

2 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr656 29/09/2013 11:02 F8 1/350 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Everglades NP (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr657. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - male
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♂

3 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr657 29/09/2013 11:03 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Everglades NP (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr658. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - male
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♂

4 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr658 29/09/2013 11:05 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Everglades NP (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr659. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - male
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♂

5 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr659 29/09/2013 11:08 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Everglades NP (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr660. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - male
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♂

6 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr660 29/09/2013 11:08 F8 1/350 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Everglades NP (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr661. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

7 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr661 03/10/2013 11:51 F8 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr662. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

8 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr662 03/10/2013 11:56 F8 1/750 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr663. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

9 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr663 03/10/2013 11:57 F8 1/750 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr664. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

10 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr664 03/10/2013 12:26 F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr665. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

11 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr665 03/10/2013 12:28 F8 1/750 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr666. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

12 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr666 03/10/2013 12:30 F8 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr667. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

13 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr667 03/10/2013 15:31 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr668. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

14 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr668 03/10/2013 15:33 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr669. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

15 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr669 03/10/2013 15:39 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr670. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

16 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr670 03/10/2013 15:41 F8 1/180 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr671. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

17 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr671 03/10/2013 15:42 F8 1/180 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr672. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

18 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr672 03/10/2013 15:44 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr673. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

19 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr673 03/10/2013 15:45 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA
PhotoID: AusDr674. Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) - female
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) ♀

20 / 20; PhotoID: AusDr674 03/10/2013 15:49 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Tropical Park, Miami (FL), USA

Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Australian distribution of Pantala flavescens

Inhabits wide range of still waters, including ephemeral ponds 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
  • ● Basal side of forewing subtriangle poorly defined
    ● If recognisable, containing more than three cells
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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 first two antenodal crossveins
    ○ Male abdomen brownish-yellow to orange-red, with black dorsal markings, broadest on segments 8-9

    ⇒ species: Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
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