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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: Aeshnoidea

Familia: Gomphidae
Subfamilia: Gomphinae
Tribus: Octogomphini
Genus: Hemigomphus
Species: H. atratus – H. comitatus – H. cooloola – H. gouldii – H. heteroclytus – H. magela – H. theischingeri
Hemigomphus Selys, 1854

Hemigomphus is a genus of dragonflies in the family Gomphidae,[2] endemic to Australia.[3] The species are small with black and yellow markings.[3][4] They are commonly known as vicetails.

The genus Hemigomphus includes the following species:[2][5]

Hemigomphus atratus Watson, 1991 - black vicetail
Hemigomphus comitatus (Tillyard, 1909) - zebra vicetail
Hemigomphus cooloola Watson, 1969 - Wallum vicetail
Hemigomphus gouldii (Selys, 1854) - southern vicetail
Hemigomphus heteroclytus Selys, 1854 - stout vicetail
Hemigomphus magela Watson, 1991 - Kakadu vicetail
Hemigomphus theischingeri Watson, 1991 - rainforest vicetail

See also

List of Odonata species of Australia


Selys-Longchamps, E. (1854). "Synopsis des Gomphines". Bulletin de la Classe des Science, Académie Royale de Belgique (in French). 21 (7): 23–112 [66] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
"Genus: Hemigomphus Selys, 1954". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
Theischinger, Günther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. p. 188. 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 20 February 2017.

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