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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Odonatoptera
Cladus: Holodonata
Ordo: Odonata
Subordo: Zygoptera
Superfamilia: Coenagrionoidea

Familia: Isostictidae
Genus: Labidiosticta
Species: Labidiosticta vallisi
Name
Labidiosticta Watson, 1991

Labidiosticta is a monotypic genus of damselflies belonging to the family Isostictidae.[4] The single species of this genus, Labidiosticta vallisi,[5] commonly known as a large wiretail,[6] is endemic to eastern Australia, where it inhabits streams and rivers.[7]

Labidiosticta vallisi is a large dragonfly, that is a dull, dark bronze in colour.[7]
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Female Labidiosticta vallisi wings

Male Labidiosticta vallisi wings

References

Dow, R.A. (2017). "Labidiosticta vallisi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T14675467A59256788. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T14675467A59256788.en. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
Fraser, F.C. (1955). "A new isostictine dragonfly from Australia with some remarks on the subfamily Isostictinae nov. (Odon., Protoneuridae)". Entomologist's Monthly Magazine. 91: 227–230 [227].
Watson, J.A.L. (1991). "New genera, species and subspecies". In Watson, J.A.L.; Theischinger, G.; Abbey, H.M. (eds.). The Australian Dragonflies. Melbourne: CSIRO. pp. 20–51 [20]. ISBN 0643051368.
"Genus Labidiosticta Watson, 1991". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
"Species Labidiosticta vallisi (Fraser, 1955)". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
Theischinger, Günther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. p. 78. ISBN 978-0-64309-073-6.
Watson, J.A.L.; Theischinger, G.; Abbey, H.M. (1991). The Australian Dragonflies: A Guide to the Identification, Distributions and Habitats of Australian Odonata. Melbourne: CSIRO. ISBN 0643051368.

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