Odonata Atlas of Africa

Record details

OdonataMAP:   48536
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2430DD
Observer:   Taylor Alf Taylor; Hilary Harrison;
Date of record:   2018-03-15
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   emerging Peak Bluets were the only ones I could find. No adults. Saw about 20 in the area I worked. Photo 2 shows just how long their abdomens are and photo 3 shows how the terminal segments 8 and 9 are flared where they fit into each other.... not smooth like other Bluets.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   662380
Species name:   Africallagma sinuatum
Common name:   Peak Bluet
Family:   Coenagrionidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Peak Bluet - Tenerals
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-48536
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 48536 - photo: 1
VM-number: 48536 - photo: 2
VM-number: 48536 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   John Henry Wilkinson
Comment:   Great record!
Date:   2018-04-07 17:14:42
Species name:   Africallagma sinuatum -- Peak Bluet
Species code:   662380
Comment number:   2
By:   Ryan Matthew Tippett
Comment:  
Date:   2018-04-16 10:54:24
Species name:   Africallagma sinuatum -- Peak Bluet
Species code:   662380

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