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Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda)

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PhotoID: AusDr100. Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda) - male
Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda) ♂

1 / 3; PhotoID: AusDr100 25/12/2008 12:57 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Stream at Island Bend, Kosciuszko NP, NSW [-36.327174°; 148.473206°]
PhotoID: AusDr101. Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda) - male
Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda) ♂

2 / 3; PhotoID: AusDr101 25/12/2008 12:57 F5.6 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Stream at Island Bend, Kosciuszko NP, NSW [-36.327174°; 148.473206°]
PhotoID: AusDr102. Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda) - male
Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda) ♂

3 / 3; PhotoID: AusDr102 25/12/2008 13:00 F5.6 1/60 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
Stream at Island Bend, Kosciuszko NP, NSW [-36.327174°; 148.473206°]

Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda)

Australian distribution of Telephlebia brevicauda

Inhabits margins of small streams, small alpine bogs

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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 1 of 37

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Crossveins present in median space
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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 2 of 37

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Subcosta prolonged into first to third cell distal to nodus
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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 3 of 37

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  • ● Top of frons pointed in front
    ● Pterostigma overlying at least five cells

    ⇒ genus: Telephlebia
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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 4 of 37

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Top of frons with wide, subtriangular dark mark, almost extending to outer edge
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  • Telephlebiidae: Key couplet 5 of 37

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  • ● Male with tips of superior anal appendages rounded, or pointed on inner side, not convergent
    ● Female with comparatively narrow occiput

    ⇒ species: Southern Evening Darner (Telephlebia brevicauda)
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