Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Choristhemis flavoterminata (Martin, 1901)

  • Synthemis flavoterminata Martin, R. 1901. Les odonates du continent australien. Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France 19: 220-248 [229].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) whereabouts unknown , NSW.
  • Eusynthemis paradoxa Förster, F. 1908. Zur Gattung Synthemis de Selys sens. ampl. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 27: 25-29 [28].
    Type data:
     Holotype whereabouts unknown , Kuranda, QLD.


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Moulds, M.S. 1985. A new species of Choristhemis Tillyard (Odonata: Synthemistidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 24: 113-116 [115]




New South Wales, Queensland

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)


NSW, Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE coastal
    • Queensland: NE coastal

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: predator, volant.

Larvae: lotic freshwater, predator.

Extra Ecological Information

Stream, riverine, larva amongst gravel/mud or gravel/mud/detritus.


General References

Tillyard, R.J. 1910. Monograph of the genus Synthemis. (Neuroptera: Odonata). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 35: 312-377 pls iv-ix (larval description, life history)


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)