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Damselfly (Zygoptera)Austrolestes sp. (genus)

Ringtail damselfy at Black Mountain

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Austrolestes sp. (genus) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Austrolestes sp. (genus) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Austrolestes sp. (genus) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016

Identification history

Damselfly (Zygoptera) Austrolestes sp. (genus) 12 Nov 2016 HarveyPerkins
Damselfly (Zygoptera) Austrolestes sp. (genus) 12 Nov 2016 HarveyPerkins
Damselfly (Zygoptera) Austrolestes leda 5 Nov 2016 MichaelMulvaney

Author's notes

One individual caught in spider web above creek in dry forest

1 comment

   12 Nov 2016
Michael, I agree, this is almost certainly a Wandering Ringtail Austrolestes leda, but the key ID features of thoracic markings and tip of the abdomen are just not clear enough to be definitive.

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Nearby Sightings

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Maratus calcitrans (Kicking peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018 Myopsalta parvula (Black Mountain Tinkler) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 11 Sep 2018 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 22 Sep 2017 Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017 Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017 Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017 Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017 Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017 Calochilus montanus (Copper beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016 Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016 Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016 Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016 Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016 Stypandra glauca (Nodding Blue Lily) at Black Mountain - 9 Oct 2016 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016 Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016 Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016 Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Black Mountain - 8 Sep 2016 Lepiota s.l. at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016 zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016 Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016 Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016 Leucopogon microphyllus var. pilibundus (Hairy beard heath) at Black Mountain - 13 Apr 2016 Calochilus montanus (Copper beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015 Caladenia cucullata (Lemon caps) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2015 Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2015 Prasophyllum brevilabre (Short-lip leek orchid) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2015 Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia (Queen of the Bush, Slender Rice-flower) at Black Mountain - 28 Sep 2015 Pomaderris intermedia (Golden pomaderris) at Black Mountain - 18 Sep 2015 Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Black Mountain - 1 Sep 2015 Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Black Mountain - 19 Aug 2015 Leucopogon microphyllus var. pilibundus (Hairy beard heath) at Black Mountain - 19 Aug 2015 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2014 Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2014
Maratus calcitrans (Kicking peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018
Myopsalta parvula (Black Mountain Tinkler) at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 11 Sep 2018
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 22 Sep 2017
Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Black Mountain - 16 Feb 2017
Calochilus montanus (Copper beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 5 Nov 2016
Stypandra glauca (Nodding Blue Lily) at Black Mountain - 9 Oct 2016
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2016
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Black Mountain - 8 Sep 2016
Lepiota s.l. at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016
Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Black Mountain - 6 Jun 2016
Leucopogon microphyllus var. pilibundus (Hairy beard heath) at Black Mountain - 13 Apr 2016
Calochilus montanus (Copper beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015
Caladenia cucullata (Lemon caps) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 3 Nov 2015
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2015
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2015
Prasophyllum brevilabre (Short-lip leek orchid) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2015
Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia (Queen of the Bush, Slender Rice-flower) at Black Mountain - 28 Sep 2015
Pomaderris intermedia (Golden pomaderris) at Black Mountain - 18 Sep 2015
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Black Mountain - 1 Sep 2015
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Black Mountain - 19 Aug 2015
Leucopogon microphyllus var. pilibundus (Hairy beard heath) at Black Mountain - 19 Aug 2015
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2014
Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Black Mountain - 26 Oct 2014

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 5 Nov 2016 1:33 PM Recorded on
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