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Diplacodes trivialis

male and female perching

(Chalky percher dragonfly)

FAMILY

Libelludidae

Species

Diplacodes trivialis

Common name

Chalky percher

Main colour

Blue or greenish with black

Size

Wingspan 4-6 cm, larva 13-14 mm long

Campus

Townsville

Description

The male has a blue to blue-grey body with black on the tail, eyes are blue; female is greenish with black markings on the tail, eyes are green with red.