Acanthaeschna victoria

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Thylacine darner
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Telephlebiidae
Genus: Acanthaeschna
Selys, 1883[2]
Species: A. victoria
Binomial name
Acanthaeschna victoria
Martin, 1901[3]

Acanthaeschna victoria, the thylacine darner, is a species of dragonfly in the family Telephlebiidae.[4] It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitat is intertidal marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Acanthaeschna victoria is the only member of the genus Acanthaeschna.[5][6]


  1. ^ Odonata Specialist Group (1996). "Acanthaeschna victoria". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T43A13055621.enn. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Selys-Longchamps, E (1883). "Synopsis des Aeschnines. Première partie: Classification.". Bulletin de la Classe des Science, Academie Royale de Belgique. 3 (in French). 5: 712-748 [732] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library. 
  3. ^ Martin, Rene (1901). "Les odonates du continent australien". Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France (in French). 14: 220-248 [233] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library. 
  4. ^ "Species Acanthaeschna victoria Martin, 1901". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Archived from the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  6. ^ "Genus Acanthaeschna Selys, 1883". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2017.