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South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea)

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PhotoID: AusDr111. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

1 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr111 27/12/2008 11:32 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr112. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

2 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr112 27/12/2008 11:33 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr115. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

3 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr115 28/12/2008 15:39 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr116. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

4 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr116 28/12/2008 15:43 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr117. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

5 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr117 28/12/2008 15:44 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr118. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

6 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr118 28/12/2008 15:44 F8 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr119. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

7 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr119 28/12/2008 15:45 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr120. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

8 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr120 28/12/2008 15:46 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Telegraph Creek Swamp, Booderee NP, NSW [-35.136033°; 150.714467°]
PhotoID: AusDr186. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

9 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr186 07/01/2009 09:08 F5.6 1/750 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr187. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

10 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr187 07/01/2009 09:09 F5.6 1/750 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr188. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

11 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr188 07/01/2009 09:10 F5.6 1/750 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr189. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - male
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ♂

12 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr189 07/01/2009 09:46 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr190. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - copula
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ⚤

13 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr190 07/01/2009 10:49 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr191. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - copula
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ⚤

14 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr191 07/01/2009 10:50 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr192. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - copula
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ⚤

15 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr192 07/01/2009 10:54 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr193. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - copula
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ⚤

16 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr193 07/01/2009 11:01 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr194. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - copula
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ⚤

17 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr194 07/01/2009 11:04 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr195. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - copula
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ⚤

18 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr195 07/01/2009 11:15 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]
PhotoID: AusDr196. South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) - copula
South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea) ⚤

19 / 19; PhotoID: AusDr196 07/01/2009 11:16 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Blue Mountains NP, NSW [-33.650000°; 150.283333°]

South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea)

Australian distribution of Petalura gigantea

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps (altitude 0-1150 m)

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  • Petaluridae: Key couplet 1 of 4

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Pale stripes present on front and sides of thorax
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  • Petaluridae: Key couplet 2 of 4

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Abdomen with ill-defined, pale dorsal and lateral longitudinal stripes, and no pale basal or apical rings
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  • Petaluridae: Key couplet 3 of 4

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ○ Plump
    ● Approximately upper half of anterior frons yellow
    ● Male superior anal appendages slightly elongate and with base distinctly black
    ● inferior appendage predominantly yellow

    ⇒ species: South-Eastern Petaltail (Petalura gigantea)
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