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Checklist Northern Inland Queensland: 50 species

The checklist below contains the 50 species which have been reported from the area Northern Inland Queensland. The list is sorted as per our overall checklist, with damselflies (Zygoptera) sorted before dragonflies (Anisoptera). Click here if you would like to see the list sorted on the species' scientific names or on their common names.

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.

Northern Inland Queensland

4Inland Ringtail (Austrolestes aridus)

Inland Ringtail (Austrolestes aridus)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes aridus

Inhabits streams, riverine pools, lakes and ponds, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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8Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

Wandering Ringtail (Austrolestes leda)

Australian distribution of Austrolestes leda

Inhabits wide range of still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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14Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Dusky Spreadwing (Lestes concinnus)

Australian distribution of Lestes concinnus

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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34Common Flatwing (Austroargiolestes icteromelas)

Common Flatwing (Austroargiolestes icteromelas)

Australian distribution of Austroargiolestes icteromelas

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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57Eastern Pondsitter (Austrosticta frater)

Eastern Pondsitter (Austrosticta frater)

Australian distribution of Austrosticta frater

Inhabits streams, ?ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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62Queensland Pin (Eurysticta reevesi)

Queensland Pin (Eurysticta reevesi)

Australian distribution of Eurysticta reevesi

Inhabits riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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69Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Northern Wiretail (Rhadinosticta banksi)

Australian distribution of Rhadinosticta banksi

Inhabits streams and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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81Fivespot Threadtail (Nososticta solitaria)

Fivespot Threadtail (Nososticta solitaria)

Australian distribution of Nososticta solitaria

Inhabits streams and rivers, including those that dry to pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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84Silver Wisp (Agriocnemis argentea)

Silver Wisp (Agriocnemis argentea)

Australian distribution of Agriocnemis argentea

Inhabits still and flowing waters and temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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89Red-Rumped Wisp (Agriocnemis rubricauda)

Red-Rumped Wisp (Agriocnemis rubricauda)

Australian distribution of Agriocnemis rubricauda

Inhabits boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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91Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Red-Tipped Shadefly (Argiocnemis rubescens)

Australian distribution of Argiocnemis rubescens

Inhabits streams, rivers, ponds, boggy seepages and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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95Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Eastern Billabongfly (Austroagrion watsoni)

Australian distribution of Austroagrion watsoni

Inhabits still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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96Tiny Longlegs (Austrocnemis maccullochi)

Tiny Longlegs (Austrocnemis maccullochi)

Australian distribution of Austrocnemis maccullochi

Inhabits primarily still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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98Splendid Longlegs (Austrocnemis splendida)

Splendid Longlegs (Austrocnemis splendida)

Australian distribution of Austrocnemis splendida

Inhabits still and sluggish waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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102Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Aurora Bluetail (Ischnura aurora)

Australian distribution of Ischnura aurora

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 of Ischnura heterosticta

Inhabits still and sluggish waters, including temporary ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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105Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Gold-Fronted Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion aureofrons)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion aureofrons

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools and lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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107Flame-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion ignifer)

Flame-Headed Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion ignifer)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion ignifer

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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108Dusky Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion jedda)

Dusky Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion jedda)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion jedda

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine lagoons

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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110Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Blue Riverdamsel (Pseudagrion microcephalum)

Australian distribution of Pseudagrion microcephalum

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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112Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Red & Blue Damsel (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)

Australian distribution of Xanthagrion erythroneurum

Inhabits slow sections of mostly wider streams and still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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122Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian Emperor (Anax papuensis)

Australian distribution of Anax papuensis

Inhabits wide range of still waters, slow streams

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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123Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian Duskhawker (Austrogynacantha heterogena)

Australian distribution of Austrogynacantha heterogena

Inhabits wide range of still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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127Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Cave Duskhawker (Gynacantha nourlangie)

Australian distribution of Gynacantha nourlangie

Inhabits pools in caves and other still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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166Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian Tiger (Ictinogomphus australis)

Australian distribution of Ictinogomphus australis

Inhabits rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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169Southern Dragon (Antipodogomphus acolythus)

Southern Dragon (Antipodogomphus acolythus)

Australian distribution of Antipodogomphus acolythus

Inhabits streams, rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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181Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Toothed Hunter (Austrogomphus arbustorum)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus arbustorum

Inhabits rivers and riverine pools

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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185Unicorn Hunter (Austrogomphus cornutus)

Unicorn Hunter (Austrogomphus cornutus)

Australian distribution of Austrogomphus cornutus

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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214Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Yellow-Tipped Tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata)

Australian distribution of Choristhemis flavoterminata

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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259Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Hemicordulia intermedia)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia intermedia

Inhabits sluggish rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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263Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

Tau Emerald (Hemicordulia tau)

Australian distribution of Hemicordulia tau

Inhabits riverine pools, lakes, ponds (including temporary ponds), swamps; occasionally streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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268Square-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta circumsignata)

Square-Spot Basker (Aethriamanta circumsignata)

Australian distribution of Aethriamanta circumsignata

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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276Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Black-Headed Skimmer (Crocothemis nigrifrons)

Australian distribution of Crocothemis nigrifrons

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 of Diplacodes bipunctata

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 of Diplacodes haematodes

Inhabits streams and rivers as well as still waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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281Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes trivialis

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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286Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Pygmy Percher (Nannodiplax rubra)

Australian distribution of Nannodiplax rubra

Inhabits wide range of still and flowing waters

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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290Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Common Archtail (Nannophlebia risi)

Australian distribution of Nannophlebia risi

Inhabits streams and rivers

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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297Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Bicoloured Skimmer (Notolibellula bicolor)

Australian distribution of Notolibellula bicolor

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 of Orthetrum caledonicum

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 of Orthetrum migratum

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 of Orthetrum sabina

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 of Orthetrum villosovittatum

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 of Pantala flavescens

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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306Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Swampwatcher (Potamarcha congener)

Australian distribution of Potamarcha congener

Inhabits riverine lagoons, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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309Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Iridescent Flutterer (Rhyothemis braganza)

Australian distribution of Rhyothemis braganza

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 of Rhyothemis graphiptera

Inhabits riverine lagoons, lakes, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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315Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Twister (Tholymis tillarga)

Australian distribution of Tholymis tillarga

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 of Tramea loewii

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

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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321Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Short-Tailed Duskdarter (Zyxomma elgneri)

Australian distribution of Zyxomma elgneri

Inhabits streams, rivers, riverine pools, ponds and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

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