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22 de octubre de 2020

Variations in the appearance of Diphlebia lestoides

As described by by W. E. Stewart in his 1980 thesis on the genus Diphlebia (https://www.publish.csiro.au/zs/ajzs075), the species D. lestoides has six distinct forms. These are illustrated below from my own sightings.

Diphlebia lestoides lestoides (Selys, 1853)
Southern subspecies, found from the Yarra Valley (Vic) to Gosford (NSW).

Females

Badger weir, Healesville: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37514200
Yarra River Walk, Warburton: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37514718
Little Peninsula Tunnel, McMahons Creek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37513864
Aberfeldy Bridge, Baw Baw: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37511716
Aberfeldy Bridge, Baw Baw: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37508190
Woods Reserve, Gibraltar Creek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/39694503
Duck Holes Picnic Area, McCarrsCreek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35943254

Males, clear wing

Badger weir, Healesville: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37514050
Yarra River Walk, Warburton: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37514723
Big Peninsula Tunnel, McMahons Creek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37512926
Aberfeldy Bridge, Baw Baw: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37511715
Stringers Creek, Walhalla: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37508039
Woods Reserve, Gibraltar Creek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/39694385
Duck Holes Picnic Area, McCarrsCreek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35943203

Males, bar wing

Badger weir, Healesville: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37514484
Yarra River Walk, Warburton: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37514049
Big Peninsula Tunnel, McMahons Creek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37512927
Aberfeldy Bridge, Baw Baw: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37511714
Aberfeldy Bridge, Baw Baw: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37508126
McKenzie River nature Walk: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37507947
Woods Reserve, Gibraltar Creek: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/39694472

Diphlebia lestoides tillyardi Fraser, 1956
Northern subspecies, found from Barrington Tops (NSW) to Mount Glorious (Qld).

Females

Breakfast Creek, Mount Warning: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/52249924
Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35371209
Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35372305

Males, clear wing

Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/55410635
Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35370990

Males, bar tip wing

Breakfast Creek, Mount Warning: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/52249919
Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/55410728
Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35371340
Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35372441
Morans Creek, O'Reilly's: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35400294

Ingresado el 22 de octubre de 2020 por jeff_melvaine jeff_melvaine | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

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