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Species profile—Cordulephya pygmaea (common shutwing)


Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Cordulephyidae (shutwing dragonflies) → Cordulephya pygmaea (common shutwing)

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Insecta (insects)
Cordulephyidae (shutwing dragonflies)
Scientific name
Cordulephya pygmaea Selys, 1870
Common name
common shutwing
Type reference
Selys-Longchamps, E. de 1870. Sous-famille des Cordulines, S¿lys (1). pp. iv-vii in, Comptes-rendus des s¿ances de la soci¿t¿ entomologique de Belgique: Assembl¿e mensuelle du 5 novembre 1870. Annales de la Soci¿t¿ Entomologique de Belgique, 14, iv¿vii.
WildNet taxon ID
Conservation significant
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Pest status
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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