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Species profile—Synlestes selysi (forest needle)


Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Synlestidae (sylph or malachite damselflies) → Synlestes selysi (forest needle)

Photo of Synlestes selysi (forest needle) - Ashdown, R.,QPWS,2017
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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Insecta (insects)
Synlestidae (sylph or malachite damselflies)
Scientific name
Synlestes selysi Tillyard, 1917
Common name
forest needle
Type reference
Tillyard, R.J. 1917. On some new dragonflies from Australia and Tasmania (Order Odonata). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 42: 450-479 pl. xxiii
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
25 January 2022
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