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Family PROTONEURIDAE - Threadtail Damselflies

This page contains information and pictures about Orange Threadtail Damselflies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
 
 
Protoneuridae is a family and only have one Nososticta genus in Australia.
 
The Threadtail Damselflies are usually small in size, and their abdomen are pin-thin. Their wings are usually clean. We found only one species of this family in Brisbane area.
 

 
Orange Threadtail, Ochre Threadtail
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Nososticta solida, body length 35mm
The damselfly has a yellow thorax with black patterns. The abdomen is black with yellow strips. More information and pictures can be found on this page.


Reference:
1. The Australian Dragonflies - CSIRO, Watson, Theisinger & Abbey,1991, p143.
2. The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia - CSIRO, GŁnther Theischinger and John Hawking, 2006, p82. 
3. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009. 

 
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Last updated: May 23, 2013.