Wandering Percher
Male, profile
Ellura
Wandering Percher
Female, anterior
 
    
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:     Female, dorsal
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 © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Mar-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species