Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Choristhemis olivei (Tillyard, 1909)

  • Synthemis olivei Tillyard, R.J. 1909. On some remarkable Australian Corduliinae, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 33(1908): 737-751 pls xxi-xxii [11 Mar. 1909] [747].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH , Cooktown, QLD.
    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.





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)


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), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Queensland: NE coastal

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: lotic freshwater, predator, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Stream, larva unknown.


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


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)