Lestoidea brevicauda facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsShort-tipped bluestreak
Lestoidea brevicauda is a species of Australian damselfly in the family Lestoideidae, commonly known as a short-tipped bluestreak. It is endemic to north-east Queensland, where it inhabits streams in rainforest.
Lestoidea brevicauda is a medium-sized to large damselfly, dark coloured with dull orange to greenish markings.
The species name brevicauda is derived from two Latin words: brevis meaning short; and cauda meaning tail. In 1996 Theischinger named this species with regard to the short appendages at the tip of the male abdomen.
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