Odonata Atlas of Africa

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OdonataMAP:   24651
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2732CD
Observer:   Tippett Ryan Matthew
Date of record:   2016-10-26
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   668030
Species name:   Orthetrum monardi
Common name:   Woodland Skimmer
Family:   Libellulidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-24651
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 24651 - photo: 1
VM-number: 24651 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Ryan Matthew Tippett
Comment:   - Eyes striped cream/yellow and dark brown at the back. (Samways) - Brown thorax with darker brown lines on shoulders and no pale side stripes. (Samways) - Costas cream (Samways) - Hindwing base with amber patch (Addo) - Subcostal AX pale (Addo) Small size, found around a swampy area with a pond in woodland/forest edge.
Date:   2017-02-22 23:24:03
Species name:   Orthetrum monardi -- Woodland Skimmer
Species code:   668030

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