Odonata Atlas of Africa

Record details

OdonataMAP:   112830
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2430DB
Observer:   de Vries A; Putter, Neels Joanne
Date of record:   2021-05-06
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Incidental sighting of this rare dragonfly. Is sat on a stone on the edge of the water, remained stationery for a short while and flew off.
Last updated:   2022-03-11 14:24:56
Sp. code:   665130
Species name:   Microgomphus nyassicus
Common name:   Eastern Scissortail
Family:   Gomphidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Microgomphus nyasicus (Eastern Scissortail)
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-112830
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 112830 - photo: 1
VM-number: 112830 - photo: 2
VM-number: 112830 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Corrie du Toit
Comment:  
Date:   2021-05-22 20:22:44
Species name:   Microgomphus nyassicus -- Eastern Scissortail
Species code:   665130
Comment number:   2
By:   Sharon Stanton
Comment:  
Date:   2021-05-22 20:28:34
Species name:   Microgomphus nyassicus -- Eastern Scissortail
Species code:   665130

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