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Austroaeschna inermis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Superfamily: Aeshnoidea
Family: Telephlebiidae
Cockerell, 1913
Map showing distribution of Telephlebiidae in eastern and south-western Australia

Telephlebiidae is a family of dragonflies endemic to eastern and south-western Australia. They are medium-sized to very large dragonflies, generally found around streams.

The family Telephlebiidae is not recognised in the World Odonata List at the Slater Museum of Natural History, but rather its species are considered to be part of the Aeshnidae family.


The family includes the following genera:

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