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Tropical flatwing
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Male, Mount Lewis, Queensland
Conservation status
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Austroargiolestes aureus is a species of Australian damselfly in the family Megapodagrionidae, commonly known as a tropical flatwing. It is endemic to north-eastern Queensland, where it inhabits streams in rainforest.

Austroargiolestes aureus is a medium-sized to large, black and yellow damselfly, without pruinescence. Like other members of the family Megapodagrionidae, it rests with its wings outspread.


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