Native Animals

Diplacodes nebulosa

Charcoal-winged Percher
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2017
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SSN 59129
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Taxonomy

Description

Diplacodes nebulosa or commonly known as Charcoal-winged Percher is a dragonfly species belonging to family Libellulidae. It can be found in marshes and shallow ponds in open, mainly disturbed countries in lowlands. This species is widespread in tropical Asia (Orr, 2005; Dow & Sharma, 2017).

This small-sized dragonfly possesses very distinctive dark tips to the wings and pale anal appendage. The male hindwing may measure up to 19 mm. Its body may acquire pruinescence with maturity. Meanwhile, the female is slightly larger than the male with clear wings, yellowish olive synthorax and laterally with broad pale bars abdomen which has a similar colour (Orr, 2005).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2017 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1
2010 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
N/A

Location

by State Location
  • Perak 1
  • Selangor 1
  • Terengganu 3
Based on publications, specimens, and images

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References

Article
  1. Choong, C.Y., Dow, R.A. & Ng, Y.F. (2017). New records of Odonata from Kelantan, Malaysia, with a checklist of species recorded from the state. Journal of the International Dragonfly Fund (22): pp. 1-22
  2. Choong, C.Y., Izzat-Husna, M. & Ahmad, A. (2016). Odonata (Insecta) Fauna of Tasek Bera Ramsar Site, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 31: pp. 39-48
  3. Dow, R.A., Choong, C.Y. & Ng, Y.F. (2017). New records of Odonata from Kedah, Malaysia in September 2016, with a checklist of species recorded from the state. Faunistic Studies in South-East Asian and Pacific Island Odonata: Journal of the International Dragonfly Fund (23): pp. 1-18
  4. Dow, R.A., Choong, C.Y. & Ng, Y.F. (2016). Records of Odonata from Perlis, Malaysia in August 2015, with a checklist of species recorded from the state. Faunistic Studies in South-East Asian and Pacific Island Odonata: Journal of the International Dragonfly Fund (16): pp. 1-22
  5. Kemp, R.G. & Kemp, G.S. (1989). Some Dragonfly Records from the States of Pahang and Perak, West Malaysia. Notulae Odonatologicae 3 (3): pp. 37-40
Book
  1. Choong, C.Y., Yasser, M.A. & Nurfarhana-Hizan, H. (2018). Ancient Creatures: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Malaysia. Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources, Putrajaya, Malaysia. pp. 115. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ] — [ | eBook (EPUB) ]
  2. Faridah, M., Ibrahim, Y.S., Nursalwa, B., Abd Rahman Azmi, A.A. & Borkhanuddin, M.H. (2017). Invertebrates of Setiu Wetlands. Penerbit UMT, Malaysia. pp. 1-209.
  3. Jamilah, M.S. & Faridah, M. (2011). A Biological Assessment of Jambu Bongkok Forest Reserve, Terengganu and Nearby Ecosystem. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 1-84.
Chapter in book
  1. Ahmad, A., Wahizatul Afzan, A., Johari, M.N., Nurul Nadia, R. & Siti Aminah, M.S. (2011). Dragonfly of Jambu Bongkok Forest Reserve, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia. In Jamilah, M.S. & Faridah, M. (Eds.), A Biological Assessment of Jambu Bongkok Forest Reserve, Terengganu and Nearby Ecosystem. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. pp. 45-60.
Report
  1. Wilson, K.D.P. & Gibert, E. (2006). Survey of Odonata at Endau-Rompin, Peninsular Malaysia. Johor National Parks Corporation, Malaysia.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, Mr. Mohd Fakrullah Salafusalam Bin Mohd Afandi, Mrs. Nuramirah Binti Mat Zain, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Choong Chee Yen & Tan Sin Hoong

Species Citation :- Diplacodes nebulosa. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59129. [Retrieved 05 July 2022].

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