Story: Insects – overview

An Australian visitor

An Australian visitor

The bright-red percher dragonfly (Diplacodes bipunctata) is an occasional visitor to New Zealand, flying the stretch of the Tasman Sea.

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George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Long-distance travellers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007