Odonata Atlas of Africa

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OdonataMAP:   204
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2530BD
Observer:   Butchart Duncan
Date of record:   2010-12-25
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   flying low above our green swimming pool . . . it perched in this upright posture on small branch set up for this purpose . .
Last updated:   2020-03-31 16:21:52
Sp. code:   668740
Species name:   Trithemis aconita
Common name:   Halfshade Dropwing
Family:   Libellulidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Trithemis aconita
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-204
VM-number: 204 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Tarboton W
Comment:   Monkshood Dropwing: male
Date:   2012-05-04 15:28:40
Species name:   Trithemis aconita -- Halfshade Dropwing
Species code:   668740

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