Austrogomphus guerini

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Yellow-striped hunter
Yellow-striped Hunter.jpg
Yellow-striped hunter dragonfly.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Gomphidae
Genus: Austrogomphus
Subgenus: Austrogomphus
Species: A. guerini
Binomial name
Austrogomphus guerini
(Rambur, 1842)[2]
Austrogomphus guerini distribution map.svg

Austrogomphus guerini, also known as Austrogomphus (Austrogomphus) guerini, is a species of dragonfly of the family Gomphidae,[3] commonly known as the yellow-striped hunter.[4] It inhabits streams, rivers and lakes in eastern New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, Australia.[5][6]

Austrogomphus guerini is a tiny to medium-sized, black and yellow dragonfly.[4]


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  1. ^ Dow, R.A. (2017). "Austrogomphus guerini". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T14277303A59256703. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T14277303A59256703.en. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  2. ^ Rambur, Jules (1842). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Névroptères (in French). Paris: Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret. pp. 534 [162] – via Gallica.
  3. ^ "Species Austrogomphus (Austrogomphus) guerini (Rambur, 1842)". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  4. ^ a b Theischinger, Günther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. p. 164. ISBN 978 0 64309 073 6.
  5. ^ Theischinger, Gunther; Endersby, Ian (2009). Identification Guide to the Australian Odonata. Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water NSW. p. 203. ISBN 978 1 74232 475 3.
  6. ^ Watson, J.A.L.; Theischinger, G.; Abbey, H.M. (1991). The Australian Dragonflies: A Guide to the Identification, Distributions and Habitats of Australian Odonata. Melbourne: CSIRO. p. 278. ISBN 0643051368.