Chalky Percher

Chalky Percher
English Common Name
Chalky Percher
Scientific name
Diplacodes trivialis
Order: Odonata, Family: Libellulidae
1.7 cm – 2.1 cm
Species Distribution
Okinawa Island, Southern Nansei Islands, Southeast Asia, India, Australia and other areas
Okinawan Common Name
The second smallest dragon fly in Okinawa following the Grizzled Pintail. Small water puddles or reservoirs can be its habitat during larva season. The adult male’s body is white-blue, while female’s is yellowish-brown. Adults can travel a long distance and mature ones can be found far away from water.

Updated July 2017

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