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Checklist Kimberley: 64 species

The checklist below contains the 64 species which have been reported from the area Kimberley. The list is sorted based on the species' scientific names, with damselflies (Zygoptera) sorted before dragonflies (Anisoptera). Click here if you would like to see the list sorted on the species' common names or as per our overall checklist.

Each line contains the following pieces of information: the number of the species as per our overall checklist, its common and scientific names, a Distribution button and three further icons. Click on the Distribution button to see the species' Australia-wide distribution. Those species of which we have photographs available are listed in dark red; click on their names to see our photographs. And finally, you can click on the three colourful icons on the right to search the web for more information about the species using Bing, Google or Yahoo as your search engine.

Please note that all of these distribution data, including the dot maps themselves, are copyright-protected. They must not, therefore, be reproduced, republished, redistributed, modified, etc. without the express written permission from the copyright holders. Note also that the acronym DECCW, NSW underneath each dot map stands for the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, New South Wales.

Kimberley

84Silver Wisp (Agriocnemis argentea)

Silver Wisp (Agriocnemis argentea)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters and temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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88Pygmy Wisp (Agriocnemis pygmaea)

Pygmy Wisp (Agriocnemis pygmaea)

Australian distribution

Inhabits slow sections of streams, ponds (including temporary ponds) and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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91Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, ponds, boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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93Northern Billabongfly (Austroagrion exclamationis)

Northern Billabongfly (Austroagrion exclamationis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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94Pilbara Billabongfly (Austroagrion pindrina)

Pilbara Billabongfly (Austroagrion pindrina)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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95Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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97Kimberley Longlegs (Austrocnemis obscura)

Kimberley Longlegs (Austrocnemis obscura)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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6Northern Ringtail (Austrolestes insularis)

Northern Ringtail (Austrolestes insularis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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58Kimberley Pondsitter (Austrosticta soror)

Kimberley Pondsitter (Austrosticta soror)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, pools in gorges

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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100Redtail (Ceriagrion aeruginosum)

Redtail (Ceriagrion aeruginosum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits slow streams, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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61Kimberley Pin (Eurysticta kununurra)

Kimberley Pin (Eurysticta kununurra)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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102Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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103Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Common Bluetail (Ischnura heterosticta)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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14Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds (including temporary ponds) and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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74Spot-Winged Threadtail (Nososticta kalumburu)

Spot-Winged Threadtail (Nososticta kalumburu)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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77Malachite Threadtail (Nososticta liveringa)

Malachite Threadtail (Nososticta liveringa)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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105Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools and lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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106Northern Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion cingillum)

Northern Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion cingillum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters; streams, rivers, riverine pools and pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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109Citrine-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion lucifer)

Citrine-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion lucifer)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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110Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and flowing waters; streams, rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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69Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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112Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits slow sections of mostly wider streams and still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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268Square-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta circumsignata)

Square-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta circumsignata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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119Kimberley Emperor (Anax georgius)

Kimberley Emperor (Anax georgius)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ?ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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120Green Emperor (Anax gibbosulus)

Green Emperor (Anax gibbosulus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, particularly swamps, and including slightly brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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121Lesser Green Emperor (Anax guttatus)

Lesser Green Emperor (Anax guttatus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, particularly swamps, and including slightly brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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122Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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173Northern Dragon (Antipodogomphus neophytus)

Northern Dragon (Antipodogomphus neophytus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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178Flame-Tipped Hunter (Austroepigomphus turneri)

Flame-Tipped Hunter (Austroepigomphus turneri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rapid and sluggish streams and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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189Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)

Pimple-Headed Hunter (Austrogomphus mjobergi)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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190Kimberley Hunter (Austrogomphus mouldsorum)

Kimberley Hunter (Austrogomphus mouldsorum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits probably rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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193Tiny Hunter (Austrogomphus pusillus)

Tiny Hunter (Austrogomphus pusillus)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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123Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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273Palemouth (Brachydiplax denticauda)

Palemouth (Brachydiplax denticauda)

Australian distribution

Inhabits still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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276Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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277Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)

Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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278Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams and rivers as well as still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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280Charcoal-Winged Percher (Diplacodes nebulosa)

Charcoal-Winged Percher (Diplacodes nebulosa)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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281Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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124Lesser Duskhawker (Gynacantha dobsoni)

Lesser Duskhawker (Gynacantha dobsoni)

Australian distribution

Inhabits pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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127Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Australian distribution

Inhabits pools in caves and other still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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259Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Australian distribution

Inhabits sluggish rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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166Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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285Wandering Pennant (Macrodiplax cora)

Wandering Pennant (Macrodiplax cora)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine pools and lagoons, ponds (including temporary ponds), swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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286Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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289Top End Archtail (Nannophlebia mudginberri)

Top End Archtail (Nannophlebia mudginberri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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296Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

Painted Grasshawk (Neurothemis stigmatizans)

Australian distribution

Inhabits range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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297Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Australian distribution

Inhabits rock-holes, other still waters and small streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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300Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Blue Skimmer (Orthetrum caledonicum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and flowing waters, including temporary waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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301Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Rosy Skimmer (Orthetrum migratum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, riverine pools and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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302Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters, often shallow, sometimes temporary

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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304Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Fiery Skimmer (Orthetrum villosovittatum)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, boggy seepages, lakes, ponds, swamps and trickles

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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305Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, including ephemeral ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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265Metallic Tigerhawk (Pentathemis membranulata)

Metallic Tigerhawk (Pentathemis membranulata)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine lagoons, possibly ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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306Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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308Red Arrow (Rhodothemis lieftincki)

Red Arrow (Rhodothemis lieftincki)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine lagoons and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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309Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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310Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Graphic Flutterer (Rhyothemis graphiptera)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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311Yellow-Striped Flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)

Yellow-Striped Flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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315Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Australian distribution

Inhabits ponds and swamps, including temporary and brackish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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317Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Common Glider (Tramea loewii)

Australian distribution

Inhabits wide range of still waters, including temporary ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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319Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Narrow-Lobed Glider (Tramea stenoloba)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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320Red Baron (Urothemis aliena)

Red Baron (Urothemis aliena)

Australian distribution

Inhabits riverine lagoons and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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321Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Australian distribution

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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