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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Epiprocta
Infraordo: Anisoptera
Superfamilia: Libelluloidea

Familia: Libellulidae
Subfamilia: Libellulinae
Genus: Notolibellula
Species: Notolibellula bicolor
Notolibellula Theischinger & Watson, 1977

Notolibellula is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae,[2] endemic to northern Australia.[3][4] The single known species is a medium-sized dragonfly with the male having a bluish thorax and a red end to his abdomen.[3]


The genus Notolibellula includes only one species:[2][5]

Notolibellula bicolor Theischinger & Watson, 1977 - bicoloured skimmer

See also

List of Odonata species of Australia


Theischinger, G.; Watson, J.A.L. (1977). "Notolibellula bicolor, a new libelluline dragonfly from northern Australia (Odonata: Libellulidae)". Journal of the Australian Entomological Society. 16 (4): 417–420 [417]. doi:10.1111/j.1440-6055.1977.tb00132.x.
Theischinger, G. & Watson (2012). "Genus: Notolibellula Theischinger & Watson, 1977". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 16: 417–420. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
Theischinger, Günther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. p. 262. 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. p. 278. ISBN 0643051368.
Schorr, Martin; Paulson, Dennis. "World Odonata List". Slater Museum of Natural History. University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 23 February 2017.

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