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Iota ringtail
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Lestes io Selys, 1862

Austrolestes io is an Australian species of damselfly in the family Lestidae, commonly known as an iota ringtail. It has been found in both south-western Australia as well as south-eastern Australia where it inhabits pools, lakes and ponds.

Austrolestes io is a medium-sized to large damselfly, the male is light blue and brown.


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