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Diplacodes bipunctata

Wandering Percher at Stromlo, ACT

Diplacodes bipunctata at Stromlo, ACT - 21 Mar 2022
Diplacodes bipunctata at Stromlo, ACT - 21 Mar 2022
Diplacodes bipunctata at Stromlo, ACT - 21 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Diplacodes bipunctata 31 Mar 2022 HarveyPerkins
Unidentified 31 Mar 2022 Harrisi

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2 comments

   31 Mar 2022
All are male Wandering Perchers. The can vary in colour a bit, from brownish through rusty orange to fairly bright crimson, with age and just individual variability. Females tend to remain fairly yellowish-brown, but can sometimes develop subdued reddish tones.
Harrisi wrote:
   31 Mar 2022
Thanks Harvey, good info!

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Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Stromlo, ACT - 21 Mar 2022 by Harrisi

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 21 Mar 2022 05:24 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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