Tasmanian Redspot (Archipetalia auriculata)

The Tasmanian Redspot (Archipetalia auriculata) is a dragonfly species of the family Austropetaliidae, which contains 3 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Austropetaliidae consists of 2 couplets, 1 of which is pertinent to Archipetalia auriculata. Click on the number on the right to display the corresponding couplet.

#FamilySpeciesCouplet No.
 AustropetaliidaeTasmanian Redspot
(Archipetalia auriculata)
  • Austropetaliidae: Key couplet 1 of 2

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Eyes separated in midline by a distance comparable to width of median ocellus
    ○ Known only from Tasmania

    ⇒ species: Tasmanian Redspot (Archipetalia auriculata)
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  • couplet drawing
  • ● Eyes meeting or almost meeting in midline
    ○ Known only from mainland Australia
Australian distribution