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) & in the Adelaide Hills
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