Wandering Percher
Young Male, dorsal
Ellura
Wandering Percher
Male, profile
 
    
Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Dragonflies (Odonata)
Family: Skimmer (Epiprocta: Libellulidae)
Species: Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata)
This Photo:     Young Male, profile
Synonym: Libellula bipunctata

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
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 © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Dec-2014
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.