Cape York Tiger (Ictinogomphus paulini)

The Cape York Tiger (Ictinogomphus paulini) is a dragonfly species of the family Lindeniidae, which contains 3 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Lindeniidae consists of 2 couplets, 1 of which is pertinent to Ictinogomphus paulini. Click on the number on the right to display the corresponding couplet.

#FamilySpeciesCouplet No.
 LindeniidaeCape York Tiger
(Ictinogomphus paulini)
  • Lindeniidae: Key couplet 1 of 2

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Yellow humeral stripe reduced to spot below end of antealar ridge, with or without spot at lower end
    ● Yellow stripe on metanepisternum similarly reduced

    ⇒ species: Cape York Tiger (Ictinogomphus paulini)
a ↑
b ↓
  • couplet drawing
  • ● Yellow humeral stripe extending from just below antealar ridge to katepisternum, sometimes interrupted at upper third
    ● Yellow stripe on metanepisternum extending to level of metastigma
Australian distribution