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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Diplacodes haematodes

1 Scarlet Percher at Dignams Creek, NSW

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Diplacodes haematodes at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019
Diplacodes haematodes at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019

Identification history

Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Diplacodes haematodes 3 Mar 2019 KerriLee
Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Diplacodes haematodes 3 Mar 2019 Maggie1

Author's notes

Think this is the right one .

1 comment

KerriLee wrote:
   3 Mar 2019
Yes Maggie, it's definitely a Scarlet Percher! A brilliant male. Good to have the second photo as it confirms the identity, distinguishing it from the similar Wandering Percher (Diplacodes bipunctata) in having: 1) no dark markings on the abdomen, and 2) an extensive area of yellow across the base of the hindwing. (D. bipunctata has just a yellow spot)

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Nearby Sightings

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Xylocopa aeratus (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Sep 2019 Tyto javanica (Eastern Barn Owl) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 25 May 2019 Amegilla sp. (Blue-banded Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019 Ocybadistes walkeri (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019 Amenia imperialis (Yellow-headed blowfly) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 8 Mar 2019 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019 Nyctophilus sp. (long-eared bat) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 23 Sep 2018 Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 19 Sep 2018 Morelia spilota spilota (Diamond Python) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Sep 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 7 Sep 2018 Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 4 Sep 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Sep 2018 Spodoptera picta at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 May 2018 Psophodes olivaceus (Eastern Whipbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 May 2018 Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 1 May 2018 Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 29 Apr 2018 Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 21 Apr 2018 Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Dicaeum hirundinaceum (Mistletoebird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Melithreptus (Eidopsarus) brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Amyema cambagei (Needle-leaf Mistletoe) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2017 Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 13 Dec 2016 Ardea (Ardea) pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 Apr 2016
Xylocopa aeratus (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Sep 2019
Tyto javanica (Eastern Barn Owl) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 25 May 2019
Amegilla sp. (Blue-banded Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019
Ocybadistes walkeri (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019
Amenia imperialis (Yellow-headed blowfly) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 8 Mar 2019
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019
Nyctophilus sp. (long-eared bat) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Jan 2019
Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 23 Sep 2018
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 19 Sep 2018
Morelia spilota spilota (Diamond Python) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Sep 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 7 Sep 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 4 Sep 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Sep 2018
Spodoptera picta at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 May 2018
Psophodes olivaceus (Eastern Whipbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 May 2018
Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 1 May 2018
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 29 Apr 2018
Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 21 Apr 2018
Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Dicaeum hirundinaceum (Mistletoebird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Melithreptus (Eidopsarus) brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Amyema cambagei (Needle-leaf Mistletoe) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2017
Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 13 Dec 2016
Ardea (Ardea) pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 Apr 2016

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Species information

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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