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Diplacodes sp.

a percher at Suppressed

Diplacodes sp. at Suppressed - 27 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Diplacodes sp. 31 Oct 2020 HarveyPerkins
Diplacodes sp. 31 Oct 2020 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 31 Oct 2020 wendie

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Author's notes

Sorry, not a great photo. It was very still...


   31 Oct 2020
It is one of the perchers, and I suspect an immature Black-faced Percher (I think there may be dark patches along the side of the abdomen but can't make these out with any certainty), but could also be an immature Scarlet Percher. The abdomen looks too thick for Wandering Percher but the perspective/angle could also be misleading. So I'm afraid I'm only prepared to go as far as Diplacodes sp. for this one.
CBrandis wrote:
   31 Oct 2020
With the black head and tail pattern could be Black-faced D. melanopsis.
   31 Oct 2020
I agree, Chris, D. melanopsis is most likely.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 27 Oct 2020 09:55 PM Recorded on
  • wendie Recorded by
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