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Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

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PhotoID: AusDr245. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - female
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♀

1 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr245 18/11/2011 15:43 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Centenary Lakes, Cairns, QLD [-16.903150°; 145.748967°]
PhotoID: AusDr246. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - female
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♀

2 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr246 18/11/2011 15:46 F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Centenary Lakes, Cairns, QLD [-16.903150°; 145.748967°]
PhotoID: AusDr247. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - female
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♀

3 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr247 18/11/2011 15:46 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Centenary Lakes, Cairns, QLD [-16.903150°; 145.748967°]
PhotoID: AusDr281. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - male
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♂

4 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr281 24/11/2011 10:58 F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr282. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - male
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♂

5 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr282 24/11/2011 10:58 F8 1/200 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr283. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - male
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♂

6 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr283 24/11/2011 10:58 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr284. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - male
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♂

7 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr284 24/11/2011 10:59 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr285. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - male
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♂

8 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr285 24/11/2011 10:59 F8 1/320 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr290. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - female
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♀

9 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr290 24/11/2011 12:43 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr291. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - female
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♀

10 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr291 24/11/2011 12:44 F8 1/400 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr292. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - female
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♀

11 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr292 24/11/2011 12:47 F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]
PhotoID: AusDr293. Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) - female
Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis) ♀

12 / 12; PhotoID: AusDr293 24/11/2011 12:48 F8 1/250 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
Bicentennial Lakes, Mareeba, QLD [-16.988617°; 145.419833°]

Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)

Australian distribution of Diplacodes trivialis

Inhabits ponds, including temporary ponds, and swamps

© 2011 DECCW, NSW and DragonflyPix.com

  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 1 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Distal antenodal of forewing incomplete, only the costal section present
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 35 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hindwing triangle free
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 39 of 67

  • ○ Not as above
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 40 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Base of hindwing triangle at or slightly proximal to arculus
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 41 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Tip of anal loop closed, the bounding veins meeting midvein one row of cells away from wing margin
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 45 of 67

  • couplet drawingcouplet drawing
  • ● Subtriangle of forewing with one to three cells, its basal side well-defined
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 46 of 67

  • ○ Smaller dragonflies, hindwing shorter than 38 mm
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 47 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Discoidal field of forewing, between triangle and level of origin of IR3, starting with two or three rows of cells, followed by two rows
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 49 of 67

  • ○ Hindwing shorter than 30 mm
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 51 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Hind margin of eye uniformly curved

    ⇒ genus: Diplacodes
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 52 of 67

  • couplet drawing
  • ● Subtriangle of forewing subdivided into two or three cells
    ○ Wings hyaline, or yellow to yellowish brown at base or tips
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  • Libellulidae: Key couplet 53 of 67

  • ○ Abdomen black marked with yellow, becoming pruinescent bluish grey in mature males

    ⇒ species: Chalky Percher (Diplacodes trivialis)
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