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Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii)

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PhotoID: AusDa084. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

1 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa084 07/12/2011 14:36 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa085. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

2 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa085 30/11/2008 07:17 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Gloucester River, Gloucester, NSW [-32.008134°; 151.951440°]
PhotoID: AusDa086. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

3 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa086 30/11/2008 07:30 F5.6 1/750 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Gloucester River, Gloucester, NSW [-32.008134°; 151.951440°]
PhotoID: AusDa087. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

4 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa087 30/11/2008 07:31 F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Gloucester River, Gloucester, NSW [-32.008134°; 151.951440°]
PhotoID: AusDa214. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

5 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa214 04/01/2009 15:50 F5.6 1/750 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa215. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

6 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa215 04/01/2009 15:59 F5.6 1/750 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa216. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

7 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa216 04/01/2009 16:04 F5.6 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa217. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

8 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa217 04/01/2009 16:32 F5.6 1/350 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa218. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

9 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa218 04/01/2009 16:33 F8 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa220. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

10 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa220 04/01/2009 16:45 F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa221. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

11 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa221 04/01/2009 16:47 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO400 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Paddys River near Marulan, NSW [-34.647983°; 150.116850°]
PhotoID: AusDa222. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

12 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa222 07/12/2011 14:42 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa223. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

13 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa223 07/12/2011 14:46 F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa398. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

14 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa398 09/12/2011 14:50 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa399. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

15 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa399 09/12/2011 14:53 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa400. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

16 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa400 09/12/2011 15:17 F8 1/100 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa401. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

17 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa401 09/12/2011 15:56 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa412. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - female
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♀

18 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa412 13/12/2011 10:45 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa421. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

19 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa421 13/12/2011 14:39 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]
PhotoID: AusDa430. Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) - male
Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii) ♂

20 / 20; PhotoID: AusDa430 16/12/2011 10:33 F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
McCarrs Creek, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NP, NSW [-33.662900°; 151.250733°]

Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii)

Australian distribution of Synlestes weyersii

Inhabits streams and rivers

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  • Synlestidae: Key couplet 1 of 8

  • ○ Anal appendages in both sexes and at least segment 10 of female substantially dark

    ⇒ genus: Synlestes
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  • Synlestidae: Key couplet 7 of 8

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Pterostigma yellowish to brown, longer than 2.0 mm, generally overlying three to five cells
    ○ Pronotum black or metallic, with yellow anterior and posterior margins
    ● Male inferior anal appendages extending slightly beyond inner, basal prong of superiors

    ⇒ species: Bronze Needle (Synlestes weyersii)
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