Odonata Atlas of Africa

Record details

OdonataMAP:   37149
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2529CA
Observer:   Snyman Antoinette
Date of record:   2017-11-03
Number of photos:   3
Last updated:   2019-02-12 12:15:55
Sp. code:   662530
Species name:   Agriocnemis pinheyi
Common name:   Pinhey’s Wisp
Family:   Coenagrionidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   ??
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-37149
VM-number: 37149 - photo: 1
VM-number: 37149 - photo: 2
VM-number: 37149 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   John Henry Wilkinson
Comment:   A closeup of the clasper structure is very important in the identification of the Wisps. I think Pinhey's Wisp looking at the colour of the thorax, po spots and face but not 100% certain
Date:   2017-11-03 19:47:29
Species name:   Agriocnemis sp. -- wisps
Species code:   662410
Comment number:   2
By:   Alan Manson
Date:   2017-11-10 20:06:44
Species name:   Agriocnemis sp. -- wisps
Species code:   662410
Comment number:   3
By:   John Henry Wilkinson
Comment:   Photo one shows the color of the front lobe of the prothorax broken by black
Date:   2018-10-09 18:29:33
Species name:   Agriocnemis pinheyi -- Pinhey’s Wisp
Species code:   662530

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