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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: East Australia (Mulga Lands, Murray Darling Depression, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Jervis Bay Territory, Northern Territory (Barkly Tableland, Darwin, Groote Eylandt, Tiwi Islands), South Australia (Adelaide, Flinders Lofty Block, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern Highlands), Tasmania (King Island, Northeast Tasmania, South Tasmania, Tasmanian Central Highlands, Tasmanian Northern Midlands, Tasmanian Northern Slopes, West Tasmania), West Australia (Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton, Jarrah Forest, Perth, Rottnest Island, Swan Coastal Plain)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Australia
Class
Australia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 838 families, 16641 genera, 91772 species
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Subclass
Australia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 830 families, 16508 genera, 91528 species
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Infraclass
Australia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 34 families, 178 genera, 582 species
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Superorder
Australia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 25 families, 133 genera, 441 species
Tree
Order
Australia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 21 families, 128 genera, 436 species
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Families121    worldwide
Genera1.173    worldwide
Species11.431    worldwide
Common namesDragonflies, Damselflies, Demoiselles, Dragonflies and Damselflies
German namesLibellen und Wasserjungfern, Libellen, Odonaten
Dutch namesLibellen
Danish namesGuldsmede
Finnish namesSudenkorennot
Norwegian namesØyenstikkere
Swedish namesTrollsländor
Spanish namesLibelulas, Pipilachas
AuthorJohann Christian Fabricius, 1793
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)


Ecozones:

Nearctic

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Carboniferous)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands, North Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea)

Indian Ocean (Great Australian Bight)

Antarctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesOdonata in bie.ala.org.au
Odonata in darwinfoundation.org
Odonata in faunaeur.org
Odonata in itis.gov
Odonata in papua-insects.nl
Odonata in ru.ac.za
Odonata in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Odonata in dyntaxa.se
Odonata in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Australia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     7 families, 82 genera, 282 species
Suborder
Australia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     11 families, 42 genera, 150 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Australia
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 1 Species
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 59 SpeciesDarners
Austropetaliidae (Carle & Louton, 1994) - 4 SpeciesRedspot Dragonflies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 2 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 42 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 61 SpeciesBoghaunters
Diphlebiidae (Davies & Tobin, 1984) - 8 SpeciesAzure damselflies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 51 SpeciesClubtails
Hemiphlebiidae (Fraser, 1960) - 1 SpeciesAncient greenling
Isostictidae (Fraser, 1955) - 20 SpeciesNarrow-wings
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 16 SpeciesSpreadwings
Lestoideidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 4 Species
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 92 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 32 SpeciesFlatwings
Mesomantidiidae (Tillyard, 1923) - 1 Species
Petaluridae (Needham, 1903) - 5 SpeciesGraybacks
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 13 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 10 SpeciesSylphs
Synthemistidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 10 SpeciesTigertails
Triassolestidae (Bonaparte, 1970) - 2 Species
21 Families with 436 Species in Australia
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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Australia
Species with ANext  
Acanthaeschna victoria (Martin, 1901)Thylacine DarnerInfo
Aciagrion fragile -> Aciagrion fragilisBlue SlimInfo
Aciagrion fragilis (Tillyard, 1906)Blue SlimInfo
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Rambur, 1842)Blue-spotted hawkerInfo
Aeschnidiopsis flindersiensis (H. Woodward, 1884)Info
Aeshna brevistyla (Davies, 2002)Bluespotted hawkerInfo
Aethriamanta brevipennis circumsignata (Selys, 1897)Square-spot BaskerInfo
Aethriamanta circumsignata (Selys, 1897)Square-spot BaskerInfo
Aethriamanta nymphaeae (Lieftinck, 1949)L-spot BaskerInfo
Agriocnemis argentea (Tillyard, 1906)Silver wispInfo
Agriocnemis australis -> Agriocnemis pygmaeaInfo
Agriocnemis dobsoni (Fraser, 1954)Tropical wispInfo
Agriocnemis exsudans (Selys, 1877)Info
Agriocnemis femina (Brauer, 1868)Pinhead wispInfo
Agriocnemis kunjina (Watson, 1974)Pilbara wispInfo
Agriocnemis pygmaea (Rambur, 1842)Pigmy wispInfo
Agriocnemis pygmaea pygmaea (Rambur, 1842)Info
Agriocnemis rubricauda (Tillyard, 1913)Redrumped wispInfo
Agriocnemis thoracalis -> Agriocnemis rubricaudaInfo
Agrionoptera insignis (Rambur, 1842)Red SwampdragonInfo
Agrionoptera insignis allogenes -> Eublemma albostriataRed SwampdragonInfo
Agrionoptera longitudinalis (Selys, 1878)Striped swampdragonInfo
Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis (Selys, 1879)Striped SwampdragonInfo
Agyrtacantha dirupta (Karsch, 1889)Trifid DusthawkerInfo
Anaciaeschna jaspidea (Burmeister, 1839)Australasian DuskhawkerInfo
Anax georgius (Selys, 1872)Kimberley EmperorInfo
Anax gibbosulus (Rambur, 1842)Green EmperorInfo
Anax guttatus (Burmeister, 1839)Pale-spotted EmperorInfo
Anax papuensis (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Antipodogmphus acolythus ()Southern DragonInfo
Antipodogmphus edentulus ()Cape York DragonInfo
Antipodogmphus hodgkini ()Pilbara DragonInfo
Antipodogomphus acolythus (Martin, 1901)Southern dragonInfo
Antipodogomphus dentosus (Watson, 1991)Top End dragonInfo
Antipodogomphus edentulus (Watson, 1991)Cape York dragonInfo
Antipodogomphus hodgkini (Watson, 1969)Pilbara dragonInfo
Antipodogomphus neophytus (Fraser, 1958)Northern dragonInfo
Antipodogomphus proselythus (Martin, 1901)Spinehead dragonInfo
Antipodophlebia asthenes (Tillyard, 1916)Terrestrial evening darnerInfo
Apocordulia macrops (Watson, 1980)NighthawkInfo
Archaeophya adamsi (Fraser, 1959)Horned UrflyInfo
Archaeophya magnifica (Theischinger & Watson, 1978)Magnificent UrflyInfo
Archaeosynthemis leachii (Selys, 1871)Twinspot tigertailInfo
Archaeosynthemis macrostigma (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Info
Archaeosynthemis macrostigma orientalis (Tillyard, 1910)Eastern Brown TigertailInfo
Archaeosynthemis occidentalis (Tillyard, 1910)Western brown tigertailInfo
Archaeosynthemis orientalis (Tillyard, 1910)Eastern brown tigertailInfo
Archaeosynthemis spiniger (Tillyard, 1913)Spiny tigertailInfo
Archiargiolestes parvulus (Watson, 1977)Midget flatwingInfo
Archiargiolestes pusillissimus (Kennedy, 1925)Tiny flatwingInfo
Archiargiolestes pusillus (Tillyard, 1908)Little flatwingInfo
Archibasis mimetes (Tillyard, 1913)Bluebanded longtailInfo
Archipetalia auriculata (Tillyard, 1917)Tasmanian redspotInfo
Argiocnemis rubescens (Selys, 1877)Red-tipped ShadeflyInfo
Argiolestes amabilis (Förster, 1899)Info
Argiolestes aureus (Tillyard, 1906)Info
Argiolestes calcaris -> Acmaeoderimorpha ignotaInfo
Argiolestes chrysoides -> Ancestrimorpha volgensisInfo
Argiolestes fontanus -> Agrilus lestageanusInfo
Argiolestes fontinalis -> Agrilus limnophilusInfo
Armagomphus armiger (Tillyard, 1919)ArmourtailInfo
Austroaeschna anacantha (Tillyard, 1908)Info
Austroaeschna atrata (Martin, 1909)Info
Austroaeschna christine (Theischinger, 1993)S-Spot DarnerInfo
Austroaeschna cooloola (Theischinger, 1991)Info
Austroaeschna eungella (Theischinger, 1993)Info
Austroaeschna flavomaculata (Tillyard, 1916)Info
Austroaeschna forcipata (Tillyard, 1907)Green-Striped DarnerInfo
Austroaeschna hardyi (Tillyard, 1917)Info
Austroaeschna inermis (Martin, 1901)Info
Austroaeschna ingrid (Theischinger, 2008)Info
Austroaeschna muelleri (Theischinger, 1982)Info
Austroaeschna multipunctata (Martin, 1901)Info
Austroaeschna obscura (Theischinger, 1982)Info
Austroaeschna parvistigma (Selys, 1883)Info
Austroaeschna pinheyi (Theischinger, 2001)Info
Austroaeschna pulchra (Tillyard In Martin, 1909)Info
Austroaeschna sigma (Theischinger, 1982)Info
Austroaeschna speciosa (Sjöstedt, 1917)Info
Austroaeschna subapicalis (Theischinger, 1982)Info
Austroaeschna tasmanica (Tillyard, 1916)Info
Austroaeschna unicornis (Martin, 1901)Info
Austroaeschna unicornis cooloola -> Austroaeschna cooloolaInfo
Austroaeschna unicornis speciosa (Sjöstedt, 1917)Info
Austroaeschna unicornis unicornis (Selys, 1883)Info
Austroaeschna weiskei (Foerster, 1908)Ochre-Tipped DarnerInfo
Austroagrion cyane (Selys, 1876)South-western billabongflyInfo
Austroagrion exclamationis (Campion, 1915)Northern billabongflyInfo
Austroagrion pindrina (Watson, 1969)Pilbara billabongflyInfo
Austroagrion watsoni (Lieftinck, 1982)Eastern dartInfo
Austroargiolestes alpinus (Tillyard, 1913)New England FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes amabilis (Förster, 1899)Flame FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes aureus (Tillyard, 1906)Tropical FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes brookhousei (Theischinger & O´farrell, 1986)Barrington FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Fraser, 1958)Powdered FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes christine (Theischinger & O´farrell, 1986)Milky FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes chrysoides (Tillyard, 1913)Golden FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes elke (Theischinger & O´farrell, 1986)Azure FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Selys, 1862)Common FlatwingInfo
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas (Selys, 1862)Info
Austroargiolestes icteromelas nigrolabiatus -> Cretocrassisoma indistinctumInfo
Austroargiolestes isabellae (Theischinger & O´farrell, 1986)Sydney FlatwingInfo
Austrocnemis maccullochi (Tillyard, 1926)Tiny longlegsInfo
Austrocnemis obscura (Theischinger & Watson, 1991)Kimberley longlegsInfo
Austrocnemis splendida (Martin, 1901)Splendid longlegsInfo
Austrocordulia leonardi (Theischinger, 1973)Sydney hawkInfo
Austrocordulia refracta (Tillyard, 1909)Eastern hawkInfo
Austrocordulia territoria (Theischinger & Watson, 1978)Top End hawkInfo
Austroepigomphus gordoni (Watson, 1962)Western Red HunterInfo
Austroepigomphus praeruptus (Selys, 1858)Twinspot HunterInfo
Austroepigomphus turneri (Martin, 1901)Flame-tipped HunterInfo
Austrogomphus amphiclitus (Selys, 1873)Pale HunterInfo
Austrogomphus amphiclytus ()Info
Austrogomphus angeli -> Austrogomphus angelorumMurray River HunterInfo
Austrogomphus angelorum (Tillyard, 1913)Info
Austrogomphus arbustorum (Tillyard, 1906)Info
Austrogomphus australis (Dale In Selys, 1854)Info
Austrogomphus bifurcatus (Tillyard, 1909)Dark HunterInfo
Austrogomphus collaris (Hagen In Selys, 1854)Info
Austrogomphus cornutus (Watson, 1991)Info
Austrogomphus divaricatus (Watson, 1991)Fork HunterInfo
Austrogomphus doddi (Tillyard, 1909)Info
Austrogomphus gordoni (Watson, 1962)Info
Austrogomphus guerini (Rambur, 1842)Info
Austrogomphus lateralis (Selys, 1873)Lilac hunterInfo
Austrogomphus melaleucae -> Austroepigomphus praeruptusInfo
Austrogomphus mjobergi (Sjöstedt, 1917)Info
Austrogomphus mjoebergi (Sjöstedt, 1917)Pimple-headed HunterInfo
Austrogomphus mouldsorum (Theischinger, 1999)Info
Austrogomphus occidentalis -> Aphanisticus javanicusInfo
Austrogomphus ochraceus (Selys, 1869)Info
Austrogomphus praeruptus (Selys, 1858)Info
Austrogomphus prasinus (Tillyard, 1906)Lemon-Tipped HunterInfo
Austrogomphus pusillus (Sjöstedt, 1917)Tiny HunterInfo
Austrogomphus turneri -> Agrilus watanabeiInfo
Austrogynacantha heterogena (Tillyard, 1908)Australian duskhawkerInfo
Austrolestes aleison (Watson & Moulds, 1979)Western RingtailInfo
Austrolestes analis (Rambur, 1842)Slender RingtailInfo
Austrolestes annulosus (Selys, 1862)Blue RingtailInfo
Austrolestes aridus (Tillyard, 1908)Inland RingtailInfo
Austrolestes cingulatus (Burmeister, 1839)Metallic RingtailInfo
Austrolestes insularis (Tillyard, 1913)Northern RingtailInfo
Austrolestes io (Selys, 1862)Iota RingtailInfo
Austrolestes leda (Selys, 1862)Wandering RingtailInfo
Austrolestes minjerriba (Watson, 1979)Dune RingtailInfo
Austrolestes psyche (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Cup RingtailInfo
Austropetalia partricia ()Waterfall RedspotInfo
Austropetalia patricia (Tillyard, 1910)Waterfall redspotInfo
Austropetalia tonyana (Theischinger, 1995)Alpine redspotInfo
Austrophlebia costalis (Tillyard, 1907)Southern Giant DarnerInfo
Austrophlebia subcostalis (Theischinger, 1996)Northern Giant DarnerInfo
Austrophya mystica (Tillyard, 1909)Rainforest mysticInfo
Austrosticta fieldi (Tillyard, 1908)Northern pondsitterInfo
Austrosticta frater (Theischinger, 1997)Eastern pondsitterInfo
Austrosticta soror (Sjöstedt, 1917)Kimberley pondsitterInfo
Austrosynthemis cyanitincta (Tillyard, 1908)Turquoise tigertailInfo
Austrothemis nigrescens (Martin, 1901)Swamp flat-tailInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachydiplax denticauda (Brauer, 1867)Palemouth Shorttail DwarfInfo
Brachydiplax duivenbodei (Brauer, 1866)DarkmouthInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caliagrion billinghursti (Martin, 1901)Large riverdamselInfo
Calopteryx maculata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Ebony JewelwingInfo
Camacinia othello (Tillyard, 1908)Black knightInfo
Ceriagrion aeruginosum (Brauer, 1869)RedtailInfo
Chorismagrion risi (Morton, 1914)Pretty relictInfo
Choristhemis flavoterminata (Martin, 1901)Yellow-tipped TigertailInfo
Choristhemis olivei (Tillyard, 1909)Delicate TigertailInfo
Coenagrion lyelli (Tillyard, 1913)Swamp BluetInfo
Cordulephya bidens (Sjöstedt, 1917)Tropical shutwingInfo
Cordulephya divergens (Tillyard, 1917)Clubbed shutwingInfo
Cordulephya montana (Tillyard, 1911)Mountain shutwingInfo
Cordulephya pygmaea (Selys, 1870)Common shutwingInfo
Crocothemis nigrifrons (Kirby, 1894)Black-headed skimmerInfo
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Dendroaeschna conspersa (Tillyard, 1907)Widefaced darnerInfo
Diphlebia coerulescens (Tillyard, 1913)Sapphire RockmasterInfo
Diphlebia euphaeoides -> Diphlebia euphoeoidesTropical RockmasterInfo
Diphlebia euphoeoides (Tillyard, 1907)Tropical rockmasterInfo
Diphlebia hybridoides (Tillyard, 1912)Giant RockmasterInfo
Diphlebia lestoides (Selys, 1853)Whitewater RockmasterInfo
Diphlebia lestoides lestoides (Selys, 1853)Info
Diphlebia lestoides tillyardi (Fraser, 1956)Info
Diphlebia nymphoides (Tillyard, 1912)Arrowhead RockmasterInfo
Diplacodes bipunctata (Brauer, 1865)Wandering PercherInfo
Diplacodes haematodes (Burmeister, 1839)Scarlet PercherInfo
Diplacodes melanopsis (Martin, 1901)Black-faced PercherInfo
Diplacodes nebulosa (Fabricius, 1793)Charcoal-winged PercherInfo
Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur, 1842)Chalky PercherSite
Dromaeschna forcipata (Tillyard, 1907)Mountain DarnerInfo
Dromaeschna weiskei (Förster, 1908)Ohre-tipped DarnerInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Episynlestes albicauda (Tillyard, 1913)Southern whitetipInfo
Episynlestes cristatus (Watson & Moulds, 1977)Tropical whitetipInfo
Episynlestes intermedius (Theischinger & Watson, 1985)Intermediate whitetipInfo
Eurysticta coolawanyah (Watson, 1969)Pilbara pinInfo
Eurysticta coomalie (Watson, 1991)Commalie pinInfo
Eurysticta kununurra (Watson, 1991)Kimberley pinInfo
Eurysticta reevesi (Theischinger, 2001)Queensland pinInfo
Eusynthemis aureolineata ()Info
Eusynthemis aurolineata (Tillyard, 1913)Variable TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis barbarae (Moulds, 1985)Mount Lewis TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis brevistyla (Selys, 1871)Small TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis brevistyla brevistyla (Selys, 1871)Info
Eusynthemis brevistyla subjuncta (Tillyard, 1913)Info
Eusynthemis deniseae (Theischinger, 1977)Carnarvon TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis guttata (Selys, 1871)Southern TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis netta (Theischinger, 1999)Pretty TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis nigra (Tillyard, 1906)Black TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis nigra nigra (Tillyard, 1906)Info
Eusynthemis nigra xanthosticta (Tillyard, 1913)Info
Eusynthemis rentziana (Theischinger, 1998)Swift TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis tenera (Theischinger, 1995)Rainforest TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis tillyardi (Theischinger, 1995)Mountain TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis ursa (Theischinger, 1999)Barrington TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis ursula (Theischinger, 1998)Beech TigertailInfo
Eusynthemis virgula (Selys, 1874)Golden TigertailInfo
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Griseargiolestes albescens (Tillyard, 1913)Coastal flatwingInfo
Griseargiolestes bucki (Theischinger, 1998)Turquoise flatwingInfo
Griseargiolestes eboracus (Tillyard, 1913)Grey-chested flatwingInfo
Griseargiolestes fontanus (Tillyard, 1913)Springs flatwingInfo
Griseargiolestes griseus (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Grey flatwingInfo
Griseargiolestes griseus albescens (Tillyard, 1913)Coastal FlatwingInfo
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Tillyard, 1913)Alpine flatwingInfo
Griseargiolestes metallicus (Sjöstedt, 1917)Metalic flatwingInfo
Gynacantha dobsoni (Fraser, 1951)Lesser DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha kirbyi (Krüger, 1898)Slender DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha mocsaryi (Förster, 1898)Paddle-Tipped DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha nourlangie (Theischinger & Watson, 1991)Cave DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha rosenbergi (Kaup In Brauer, 1867)Grey DuskhawkerInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax papuensis (Burmeister, 1839)Australian emperorInfo
Hemicordulia australiae (Rambur, 1842)Australian EmeraldInfo
Hemicordulia continentalis (Martin, 1906)Fat-bellied EmeraldInfo
Hemicordulia flava (Theischinger & Watson, 1991)Desert EmeraldInfo
Hemicordulia intermedia (Selys, 1871)Yellow-spotted EmeraldInfo
Hemicordulia kalliste (Theischinger & Watson, 1991)Slender EmeraldInfo
Hemicordulia koomina (Watson, 1969)Pilbara emeraldInfo
Hemicordulia novaehollandiae (Selys, 1871)Info
Hemicordulia superba (Tillyard, 1911)Superb EmeraldInfo
Hemicordulia tau (Selys, 1871)Tau EmeraldInfo
Hemigomphus atratus (Watson, 1991)Black vicetailInfo
Hemigomphus comitatus (Tillyard, 1909)Zebra vicetailInfo
Hemigomphus cooloola (Watson, 1991)Wallum vicetailInfo
Hemigomphus gouldii (Selys, 1854)Southern vicetailInfo
Hemigomphus heteroclytus (Selys, 1854)Stout vicetailInfo
Hemigomphus magela (Watson, 1991)Kakadu vicetailInfo
Hemigomphus theischingeri (Watson, 1991)Rainforest vicetailInfo
Hemiphlebia mirabilis (Selys, 1868)Ancient greenlingInfo
Hesperocordulia berthoudi (Tillyard, 1911)Orange streamcruiserInfo
Huonia melvillensis (Brown & Theischinger, 1998)Forest watcherInfo
Hydrobasileus brevistylus (Brauer, 1865)Water princeInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ictinogomphus australis (Selys, 1873)Australian TigerInfo
Ictinogomphus dobsoni (Watson, 1969)Pilbara TigerInfo
Ictinogomphus paulini (Watson, 1991)Cape York TigerInfo
Indolestes alleni (Tillyard, 1913)Small ReedlingInfo
Indolestes obiri (Watson, 1979)Cave ReedlingInfo
Indolestes tenuissimus (Tillyard, 1906)Slender ReedlingInfo
Ischnura aurora (Brauer, 1865)Aurora BluetailInfo
Ischnura aurora aurora (Brauer, 1865)Info
Ischnura heterosticta (Burmeister, 1842)Common BluetailInfo
Ischnura heterosticta heterosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Common BluetailInfo
Ischnura heterosticta tasmanica (Tillyard, 1913)Info
Ischnura pruinescens (Tillyard, 1906)Colourful BluetailInfo
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labidiosticta vallisi (Fraser, 1955)Large wiretailInfo
Lathrecista asiatica (Fabricius, 1798)Asiatic Blood TailInfo
Lathrecista asiatica festa (Selys, 1879)Australasian SlimwingInfo
Lathrocordulia garrisoni (Theischinger & Watson, 1991)Queensland swiftwingInfo
Lathrocordulia metallica (Tillyard, 1911)Western swiftwingInfo
Lestes concinnus (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Dusky spreadwingInfo
Lestoidea barbarae (Watson, 1967)Large bluestreakInfo
Lestoidea brevicauda (Theischinger, 1996)Short-tipped bluestreakInfo
Lestoidea conjuncta (Tillyard, 1913)Common bluestreakInfo
Lestoidea lewisiana (Theischinger, 1996)Mount Lewis bluestreakInfo
Libellula maculata -> Libellula quadrimaculataInfo
Libellula oculata -> Euclidia vittataInfo
Libellula quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Four-spotted SkimmerInfo
Libellula quadrimaculata quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Libellula semifasciata (Burmeister, 1839)Painted SkimmerInfo
Libellula stigmatizans -> Euclidia vittataInfo
Lithosticta macra (Watson, 1991)Rock narrow-wingInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrodiplax cora (Kaup In Brauer, 1867)Cora’s PennantInfo
Macromia tillyardi (Martin, 1906)Australian cruiserInfo
Macromia viridescens (Tillyard, 1911)Rainforest CruiserInfo
Mesomantidion queenslandicum (R. J. Tillyard, 1916)Info
Mesophlebia antinodalis (R. J. Tillyard, 1916)Info
Metaphya tillyardi (Ris, 1913)Offshore emeraldInfo
Micromidia atrifrons (Mclachlan, 1883)Forest mosquitohawkInfo
Micromidia convergens (Theischinger & Watson, 1978)Early mosquitohawkInfo
Micromidia rodericki (Fraser, 1959)Thursday Island mosquitohawkInfo
Miniargiolestes minimus (Tillyard, 1908)Stream flatwingInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nannodiplax rubra (Brauer, 1868)Pygmy percherInfo
Nannophlebia eludens (Tillyard, 1908)Elusive ArchtailInfo
Nannophlebia injibandi (Watson, 1969)Pilbara archtailInfo
Nannophlebia mudginberri (Watson & Theischinger, 1991)Top End ArchtailInfo
Nannophlebia risi (Tillyard, 1913)Common ArchtailInfo
Nannophya australis (Brauer, 1865)Australian pygmyflyInfo
Nannophya dalei (Tillyard, 1908)Eastern PygmyflyInfo
Nannophya occidentalis (Tillyard, 1908)Western PygmyflyInfo
Nannophya paulsoni (Theischinger, 2003)Scarlet PygmyflyInfo
Nannophya pygmaea -> Nannothemis bellaScarlet PygmyflyInfo
Nannothemis bella (Uhler, 1857)Elfin SkimmerInfo
Neosticta canescens (Tillyard, 1913)Southern pinflyInfo
Neosticta canescens canescens (Tillyard, 1913)Info
Neosticta canescens dorrigoensis (Tillyard, 1913)Info
Neosticta fraseri (Watson, 1991)Tropical pinflyInfo
Neosticta silvarum (Sjöstedt, 1917)Forest pinflyInfo
Nesolestes pauliani (Fraser, 1951)Info
Nesosticta canescens ()Info
Neurobasis australis (Selys, 1878)Papuan DemoiselleInfo
Neurothemis oligoneura (Brauer, 1867)Spotted GrasshawkInfo
Neurothemis stigmatizans (Fabricius, 1775)Painted GrasshawkInfo
Neurothemis stigmatizans stigmatizans (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Nososticta baroalba (Watson & Theischinger, 1983)Blackwinged threadtailInfo
Nososticta coelestina (Tillyard, 1906)Greenblue threadtaleInfo
Nososticta fraterna (Lieftinck, 1933)Northern threadtailInfo
Nososticta kalumburu (Watson & Theischinger, 1984)Spotwinged threadtailInfo
Nososticta koolpinyah (Watson & Theischinger, 1984)Koolpinyah threadtailInfo
Nososticta koongarra (Watson & Theischinger, 1984)Citrine threadtailInfo
Nososticta liveringa (Watson & Theischinger, 1984)Malachite threadtailInfo
Nososticta mouldsi (Theischinger, 2000)Striped threadtailInfo
Nososticta pilbara (Watson, 1969)Pilbara threadtailInfo
Nososticta solida (Hagen In Selys, 1860)Ochre threadtailInfo
Nososticta solitaria (Tillyard, 1906)Five-spot threadtailInfo
Nososticta solitaris (Tillyard, 1906)Fivespot ThreadtailInfo
Nososticta taracumbi (Watson & Theischinger, 1984)Melville Island threadtailInfo
Notoaeschna geminata (Theischinger, 1982)Northern riffle darnerInfo
Notoaeschna sagittata (Martin, 1901)Southern riffle darnerInfo
Notolibellula bicolor (Theischinger & Watson, 1977)Bicoloured skimmerInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontogomphus donnellyi (Watson, 1991)PinchtailInfo
Odontogomphus longipositor -> Aphanisticus jendekiInfo
Oristicta filicicola (Tillyard, 1913)Slender wiretailInfo
Oristicta filicola ()Info
Orthetrum balteatum (Lieftinck, 1933)Speckled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum boumiera (Watson & Arthington, 1978)Brownwater SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum caledonicum (Brauer, 1865)Blue SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum migratum (Lieftinck, 1951)Rosy SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum pruinosum clelia (Selys, 1878)Info
Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)Slender SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum sabina sabina (Drury, 1770)Info
Orthetrum serapia (Watson, 1984)Green SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum villosovittatum (Brauer, 1868)Fiery SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Parasynthemis regina (Selys, 1874)Royal tigertailInfo
Pentathemis membranulata (Karsch, 1890)Metallic TigerhawkInfo
Petalura gigantea (Leach, 1815)South-eastern PetaltailInfo
Petalura hesperia (Watson, 1958)Western PetaltailInfo
Petalura ingentissima (Tillyard, 1908)Giant PetaltailInfo
Petalura litorea (Theischinger, 1999)Coastal PetaltailInfo
Petalura pulcherrima (Tillyard, 1913)Beautiful PetaltailInfo
Podopteryx selysi (Förster, 1899)Treehole flatwingInfo
Potamarcha congener (Rambur, 1842)SwampwatcherInfo
Potamarcha obscura -> Potamarcha congenerInfo
Potomarcha congener ()Info
Procordulia affinis (Selys, 1871)Western swamp emeraldInfo
Procordulia jacksoniensis (Rambur, 1842)Eastern swamp emeraldInfo
Pseudagrion aureofrons (Tillyard, 1906)Gold-fronted RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion cingillum (Brauer, 1869)Norther RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion ignifer (Tillyard, 1906)Flame-headed RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion ignifer aureum -> Eutelia auratrixInfo
Pseudagrion ignifer ignifer (Tillyard, 1906)Info
Pseudagrion ingrid (Theischinger, 2000)Azure riverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion jedda (Theischinger & Watson, 1991)Dusky RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion lucifer (Theischinger, 1997)Citrine-headed RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion microcephalum (Rambur, 1842)Blue RiverdamselInfo
Pseudocordulia circularis (Tillyard, 1909)Circle-tipped mistflyInfo
Pseudocordulia elliptica (Tillyard, 1913)Ellipse-tipped mistflyInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raphismia bispina (Hagen, 1867)Spinychested percherInfo
Rhadinosticta banksi (Tillyard, 1913)Northern wiretailInfo
Rhadinosticta handschini (Lieftinck, 1933)Info
Rhadinosticta simplex (Martin, 1901)Powdered wiretailInfo
Rhinocypha tincta (Rambur, 1842)Papuan jewelInfo
Rhinocypha tincta semitincta (Selys, 1869)Papuan JewelInfo
Rhodothemis lieftincki (Fraser, 1954)Red ArrowInfo
Rhodothemis rufa (Rambur, 1842)Ruby DarterInfo
Rhyothemis alcestis -> Mordellistena benitensisInfo
Rhyothemis braganza (Karsch, 1890)Iridescent fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis graphiptera (Rambur, 1842)Graphic FluttererInfo
Rhyothemis phyllis (Sulzer, 1776)Yellow-barred FluttererInfo
Rhyothemis phyllis aequalis (Kimmins, 1936)Info
Rhyothemis phyllis beatricis (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Rhyothemis phyllis chloe (Kirby, 1894)Info
Rhyothemis princeps (Kirby, 1894)Sapphire fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis princeps princeps (Kirby, 1894)Info
Rhyothemis resplendens (Selys, 1878)Jewel fluttererInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Spinaeschna tripunctata (Martin, 1901)Southern cascade darnerInfo
Spinaeschna watsoni (Theischinger, 1982)Tropical cascade darnerInfo
Sympecma annulata -> Sympecma paediscaInfo
Sympecma paedisca (Brauer, 1877)Siberian Winter DamselInfo
Synlestes selysi (Tillyard, 1917)Forest needleInfo
Synlestes tropicus (Tillyard, 1917)Tropical needleInfo
Synlestes weyersii (Selys, 1868)Bronze needleInfo
Synlestes weyersii nigrescens (Tillyard, 1917)Info
Synlestes weyersii tillyardi (Fraser, 1948)Info
Synlestes weyersii weyersii (Selys, 1869)Info
Synthemiopsis gomphomacromioides (Tillyard, 1917)Tasmanian spotwingInfo
Synthemis claviculata -> Tonyosynthemis claviculataInfo
Synthemis cyanitincta -> Mordellistena multicolorInfo
Synthemis eustalacta (Burmeister, 1839)Swamp TigertailInfo
Synthemis macrostigma (Selys, 1871)Info
Synthemis macrostigma orientalis -> Archaeosynthemis orientalisInfo
Synthemis tasmanica (Tillyard, 1910)Tasmanian Swamp TigertailInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teinobasis rufithorax (Selys, 1877)Red-breasted LongtailInfo
Telephlebia asthenes -> Agrilus traymanyiInfo
Telephlebia brevicauda (Tillyard, 1916)Southern evening darnerInfo
Telephlebia cyclops (Tillyard, 1916)Northern evening darnerInfo
Telephlebia godeffroyi (Selys, 1883)Eastern evening darnerInfo
Telephlebia godeffroyi brevicauda -> Telephlebia brevicaudaSouthern Evening DarnerInfo
Telephlebia tillyardi (Campion In Tillyard, 1916)Tropical evening darnerInfo
Telephlebia tryoni (Tillyard, 1917)Coastal evening darnerInfo
Telephlebia undia (Theischinger, 1985)Carnarvon evening darnerInfo
Tetrathemis irregularis (Brauer, 1868)Rainforest ElfInfo
Tetrathemis irregularis cladophila (Tillyard, 1908)Rainforest ElfInfo
Tholymis elgneri (Ris, 1913)Short-tailed DuskdarterInfo
Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)TwisterInfo
Tonyosynthemis claviculata (Tillyard, 1909)Clavicle TigertailInfo
Tonyosynthemis ofarrelli (Theischinger & Watson, 1986)Slender TigertailInfo
Tramea eurybia (Selys, 1878)Dune GliderInfo
Tramea eurybia eurybia (Selys, 1878)Info
Tramea loewii (Kaup In Brauer, 1866)Common GliderInfo
Tramea propinqua -> Nesolestes paulianiInfo
Tramea stenoloba (Watson, 1962)Narrow-lobed GliderInfo
Tramea transmarina (Brauer, 1867)Common gliderInfo
Tramea transmarina propinqua (Lieftinck, 1942)Northern GliderInfo
Trapezostigma eurybia (Selys, 1878)Dune gliderInfo
Trapezostigma loewi ()Info
Trapezostigma loewii -> Nesolestes paulianiCommon gliderInfo
Trapezostigma propinqua (Lieftinck, 1942)Northern gliderInfo
Trapezostigma stenoloba -> Eulepidotis argentilineaNarrowlobed gliderInfo
Triassolestes epiophlebioides (R. J. Tillyard, 1918)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urothemis aliena (Selys, 1878)Red BaronInfo
Urothemis signata aliena (Selys, 1878)Red BaronInfo
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Selys, 1876)Red and Blue DamselInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zephyrogomphus lateralis (Selys, 1873)Lilac HunterInfo
Zephyrogomphus longipositor (Watson, 1991)Rainforest HunterInfo
Zyxomma elgeneri ()Info
Zyxomma elgneri (Ris, 1913)Short-tailed DuskdarterInfo
Zyxomma multinervis -> Zyxomma multinervorumLarge DuskdarterInfo
Zyxomma multinervorum (Carpenter, 1897)Large DuskdarterInfo
Zyxomma petiolatum (Rambur, 1842)Long-tailed DuskdarterInfo
436 Species in Odonata for Australia listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassPalaeoptera
Ancient winged insects
SuperorderOdonatoptera
OrderOdonata
Dragonflies, Damselflies, Demoiselles, Dragonflies and Damselflies
AuthorFabricius, 1793

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