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Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

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PhotoID: AusDa464. Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) - male
Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) ♂

1 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa464 11/11/2016 15:44 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Weeli Wolli Creek, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.915778°; 119.204278°]
PhotoID: AusDa465. Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) - male
Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) ♂

2 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa465 11/11/2016 15:51 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Weeli Wolli Creek, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.915778°; 119.204278°]
PhotoID: AusDa466. Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) - male
Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) ♂

3 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa466 11/11/2016 15:52 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Weeli Wolli Creek, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.915778°; 119.204278°]
PhotoID: AusDa467. Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) - male
Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) ♂

4 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa467 11/11/2016 15:52 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Weeli Wolli Creek, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.915778°; 119.204278°]
PhotoID: AusDa468. Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) - male
Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons) ♂

5 / 5; PhotoID: AusDa468 11/11/2016 15:53 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
Weeli Wolli Creek, 70 km NW Newman, WA [-22.915778°; 119.204278°]

Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion aureofrons

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools and lagoons

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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 1 of 54

  • ○ Damselflies without this combination of characters
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 14 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Anal vein leaving wing margin well basal to the level of Ac in both wings, so there is a basal segment of anal vein about the same length as Ac
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 15 of 54

  • ○ Hindwing longer than 22 mm
a ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 16 of 54

  • ○ Abdominal segments 2-4 bronze-black above

    ⇒ genus: Pseudagrion
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 18 of 54

  • ○ Synthorax with extensive brown to yellow areas, sometimes pruinescent
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 20 of 54

  • ○ Face yellow or orange-yellow
    ○ End of abdomen either blackish brown, often pruinescent, or bright blue on much of segments 8-9
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 21 of 54

  • ○ Front of synthorax yellow

    ⇒ species: Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 23 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Dark pigmentation on abdominal segments 3-5 less extensive, tapered to rounded in front, narrowing to back, abruptly expanded distally, so that lateral pale areas are clearly visible from above, and lateral margin is sinuate
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 26 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Finger-like processes much longer than height of anterior lobe at point of attachment
b ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 27 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Transverse ridge above mesothoracic spiracle meeting ridge flanking its inner margin at a sharp angle, equal to or less than a right angle

    ⇒ species: Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 40 of 54

  • ○ No such markings on thorax or abdomen
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 41 of 54

  • ○ Synthorax with extensive brown or yellow areas, sometimes pruinescent

    ⇒ genus: Pseudagrion
a ↑
  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 43 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Ac of hindwing beyond alignment of basal antenodal crossvein

    ⇒ genus: Pseudagrion
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  • Coenagrionidae: Key couplet 49 of 54

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Ac of hindwing beyond alignment with basal antenodal crossvein

    ⇒ genus: Pseudagrion
b ↑