Rainforest Cruiser (Macromia viridescens)

The Rainforest Cruiser (Macromia viridescens) is a dragonfly species of the family Macromiidae, which contains 2 species in Australia.

The identification key to the family Macromiidae consists of a single couplet, which is pertinent to Macromia viridescens. Click on the number on the right to display the corresponding couplet.

#FamilySpeciesCouplet No.
 MacromiidaeRainforest Cruiser
(Macromia viridescens)
  • Macromiidae: Key couplet 1 of 1

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  • ● Top of frons black with two yellow spots
    ● Abdominal terga 2-6 black, marked with yellow
    ● Pterostigma long

    ⇒ species: Australian Cruiser (Macromia tillyardi)
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b ↓
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  • ○ Top of frons deep metallic green, blue or violet, without yellow markings
    ● Abdominal segments 1-6 dark metallic green, without yellow markings
    ● Pterostigma short

    ⇒ species: Rainforest Cruiser (Macromia viridescens)
Australian distribution