Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Austrosynthemis cyanitincta (Tillyard, 1908)

  • Synthemis cyanitincta Tillyard, R.J. 1908. The dragonflies of south-western Australia. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 32: 719-742 pls xxxiv-xxxvi [11 Mar. 1908] [724].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH , Margaret River district, WA.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Kimmins, D.E. 1969. A list of the type-specimens of Libellulidae and Corduliidae (Odonata) in the British Museum (Natural History). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomol. 22: 277-305.




Western Australia

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Esperance Plains (ESP), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Western Australia: SW coastal

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: predator, volant.

Larvae: lotic freshwater, predator.

Extra Ecological Information



General References

Watson, J.A.L. 1962. The Dragonflies (Odonata) of South-Western Australia. A guide to the identification, ecology, distribution and affinities of larvae and adults. Handbook No. 7. Perth : Western Australian Naturalists' Club 72 pp. (larva, biology)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
19-Jul-2012 19-Jul-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)