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Species profile—Orthetrum balteatum (speckled skimmer)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Libellulidae (skimmer or percher dragonflies) → Orthetrum balteatum (speckled skimmer)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Insecta (insects)
Family
Libellulidae (skimmer or percher dragonflies)
Scientific name
Orthetrum balteatum Lieftinck, 1933
Common name
speckled skimmer
Type reference
Lieftinck, M.A. 1933. The dragonflies (Odonata) of New Guinea and neighbouring islands Part II. Descriptions of a new genus and species of Platycneminae (Agrionidae) and of new Libellulidae. Nova Guinea (Zoologie)
WildNet taxon ID
35217
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=35217

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

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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