Wandering Percher
Young Male, profile
Ellura
Wandering Percher
Female, dorsal
 
    
Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Dragonfly (Odonata)
Family: Skimmer (Epiprocta: Libellulidae)
Species: Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)
This Photo:     Male, profile
Synonym: Libellula bipunctata

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Notice with Skimmers, they sit with their wings out down, below horizontal. The males are similar to Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes), but with more black markings.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species