Odonata Atlas of Africa

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OdonataMAP:   39912
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2328CD
Observer:   Manson A.; Team Waterberg
Date of record:   2017-12-02
Number of photos:   2
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:21:54
Sp. code:   668740
Species name:   Trithemis aconita
Common name:   Halfshade Dropwing
Family:   Libellulidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   aconita?
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-39912
VM-number: 39912 - photo: 1
VM-number: 39912 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   John Henry Wilkinson
Comment:   Big eyes and small face. The old name i think was Monkshood Dropwing. The Y black stripe on the back portion of the thorax correspond to the markings of a mating pair i photographed
Date:   2017-12-11 18:56:14
Species name:   Trithemis aconita -- Halfshade Dropwing
Species code:   668740
Comment number:   2
By:   Ryan Matthew Tippett
Date:   2017-12-13 09:00:41
Species name:   Trithemis aconita -- Halfshade Dropwing
Species code:   668740

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