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Ischnura heterosticta

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Ischnura heterosticta, one of at least two species with the common name common bluetail,[3] is an Australian damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae.[4] It is the largest of the three Ischnura species in Australia.[5] They are generally found near slow-running or still water.[6] The species is also salt tolerant.[7] It flies from October to March.[5]

Description

The common bluetail is a small damselfly. Most males have blue eyes, a blue thorax, and a blue ringed tail. The females have a variety of forms including green, brown, black, and a form with very similar colourings to the male.[5]

Distribution

In Australia, Ischnura heterosticta is found throughout the entire continent including Tasmania.[3]

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References

  1. ^ Dow, R.A. (2017). "Ischnura heterosticta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T83124880A83377010. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T83124880A83377010.en. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  2. ^ Burmeister, Hermann (1839). Handbuch der Entomologie (in Latin). Berlin: T.C.F. Enslin. pp. 805–862 [820] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
  3. ^ a b Theischinger, Gunther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood Vic.: CSIRO. p. 96. ISBN 0643090738.
  4. ^ "Species Ischnura heterosticta (Burmeister, 1842)". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  5. ^ a b c Tillyard, R J (1905). "On dimorphism in the female of Ischnura heterosticta, Burm". Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 30: 302–306. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.12903.
  6. ^ "Common Bluetail Damselfly - Ischnura heterosticta". brisbaneinsects.com. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  7. ^ Kefford, Ben J. (2005-08-22). "Growth of the damselfly Ischnura heterosticta is better in saline water than freshwater" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 30, 2007. Retrieved 2008-12-28.
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Ischnura heterosticta: Brief Summary

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Ischnura heterosticta, one of at least two species with the common name common bluetail, is an Australian damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae. It is the largest of the three Ischnura species in Australia. They are generally found near slow-running or still water. The species is also salt tolerant. It flies from October to March.

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Ischnura heterosticta

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Ischnura heterosticta est une espèce d'insectes odonatess, une demoiselle de la famille des Coenagrionidae.

Répartition

On la trouve en Australie et en Nouvelle-Calédonie.

Habitat

On la trouve généralement près des eaux calmes ou lentes. L'espèce est aussi tolérante avec les eaux salées.

Description

C'est une demoiselle de petite taille. La plupart des mâles ont les yeux bleus, un thorax bleu, et une queue avec des anneaux bleus. Les femelles sont de couleur verte ou brun clair.

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Ischnura heterosticta est une espèce d'insectes odonatess, une demoiselle de la famille des Coenagrionidae.

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