Cover image © Lahiru Pathiraja
Captured in Anuradhapura 2018
Chalky Percher Diplacodes trivialisdistributed, India to Japan, Indonesia, several regions of Australia, West Pacific and Fiji. It is distributed throughout the island and inhabit in ponds, marshes, canals and lakes. Usually adult dragonflies feed on mosquitoes, fleas, flies and butterflies. Dragonflies’ nymph feeds on mosquito larvae. Dragonflies are valuable biological control of the mosquito populations.