Diplacodes nebulosa facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBlack-tipped percher
Libellula nebulosa Fabricius, 1793
Diplacodes nebulosa (the black-tipped percher, black-tipped ground skimmer or charcoal-winged percher) is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. It is a widely distributed species in many Asian countries. and northern Australia.
Description and habitat
Diplacodes nebulosa is a very small and slender dragonfly. Males have a black abdomen and black wing tips; females are yellow and black, and their wings can be hyaline, or with an orange base, or, like the male, have black tips.
It prefers marshes and heavily weeded ponds.
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