Pied Percher

Scientific name: Neurothemis tullia tullia

Habitat: marsh

Body length: 25-30 mm

Distribution in Hong Kong: widespread, e.g. Hong Kong Wetland Park, Luk Keng,, Kai Kuk Shue Ha

Flight period in Hong Kong: March to December

Identification features (male):

1. Synthorax and abdomen dark brown, with yellow vertical stripe on dorsum; vertical yellow stripe unapparent in aged individuals

2. Colors from wingbase to wing tip are respectively black, white and transparent; White part in aged individuals unapparent

Identification features (female):

1. Synthorax and abdomen mainly yellow

2. Colors from wingbase to wing tip are respectively amber, white and black