Tigertail (disambiguation)

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Tigertail is a family of dragonflies.

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Ictinogomphus ferox, commonly called the common tiger or the common tigertail, is a species of dragonfly in the family Gomphidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, possibly Burundi, and possibly Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, rivers, intermittent rivers, shrub-dominated wetlands, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and freshwater springs.

<i>Ictinogomphus</i> genus of insects

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Synthemistidae family of insects

The Synthemistidae are the family of dragonflies commonly known as tigertails, or sometimes called southern emeralds. This family has seven genera and forty-three species; they look similar to corduliid and gomphid dragonflies. This family is sometimes treated as a subfamily of Corduliidae. This is an ancient dragonfly family, with some species occurring in Australia and New Guinea. Most species are small in size and have narrow abdomens. Their nymphs are bottom dwellers, and resist droughts by burying themselves very deeply. Synthemistid dragonflies frequently prefer marshy areas, as well as fast-flowing streams. The family Synthemistidae is sometimes called Synthemidae.

<i>Austrosynthemis</i> genus of insects

Austrosynthemis is a monotypic genus of dragonfly in the family Synthemistidae. Its single species, Austrosynthemis cyanitincta, more commonly known as the turquoise tigertail, is found in south-western Australia, where it inhabits streams.

<i>Choristhemis flavoterminata</i> species of insect

Choristhemis flavoterminata, the yellow-tipped tigertail, is a species of dragonfly from the family Synthemistidae found in New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. Yellow-tipped tigertails prefer a warm, wet climate and often reside near rivers where they also lay their eggs. Specimens of this type of dragonfly are noted in the A.N. Burns Collection in Museum Victoria.

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<i>Eusynthemis</i> genus of insects

Eusynthemis is a genus of dragonflies in the family Synthemistidae. They are commonly known as tigertails. Species of this genus are found mostly in Australia with one species, Eusynthemis frontalis, found in the Solomon Islands.

<i>Choristhemis</i> genus of insects

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<i>Tonyosynthemis</i> genus of insects

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Synthemis is a genus of dragonflies in the family Synthemistidae. Species of Synthemis are medium-sized, slender, black and yellow dragonflies.

A tiger tail is part of the morphology of a tiger.

<i>Synthemis eustalacta</i> species of insect

Synthemis eustalacta is a species of dragonfly in the family Synthemistidae, known as the swamp tigertail. It is found in south-eastern Australia, where it inhabits streams and rivers. It is a slender, medium-sized dragonfly with black and yellow markings.

<i>Archaeosynthemis</i> genus of insects

Archaeosynthemis is a genus of dragonflies in the family Synthemistidae. Species of Archaeosynthemis are found across southern Australia. They are medium-sized dragonflies with black and yellow markings.

<i>Archaeosynthemis leachii</i> species of insect

Archaeosynthemis leachii is a species of dragonfly of the family Synthemistidae, known as the twinspot tigertail. It is a medium-sized dragonfly with black and yellow markings. It inhabits streams, seepages and swamps in south-western Australia.

<i>Eusynthemis ursula</i> species of insect

Eusynthemis ursula is a species of dragonfly of the family Synthemistidae, known as the Beech tigertail. It is a slender, medium-sized dragonfly with black and yellow markings. It has been found near the source of small streams at altitude in the vicinity of Barrington Tops, New South Wales, Australia

<i>Eusynthemis tillyardi</i> species of insect

Eusynthemis tillyardi is a species of dragonfly of the family Synthemistidae, known as the mountain tigertail. It is a medium-sized dragonfly with black and yellow markings. It inhabits coastal and mountain streams in south-eastern Australia

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