Odonata Atlas of Africa

Record details

OdonataMAP:   112926
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2430DB
Observer:   de Vries A; Swadini OdonataBash May 2021
Date of record:   2021-05-09
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Incidental sighting, away from water. These 2 specimens appeared to be very young based on the sheen on the wings. They were caught by hand, extensively photographed (macro) and released. These photos were taken when they were both released.
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-112926
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 112926 - photo: 1
VM-number: 112926 - photo: 2
VM-number: 112926 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Sharon Stanton
Comment:  
Date:   2021-05-24 00:41:14
Species name:   Microgomphus nyassicus -- Eastern Scissortail
Species code:   665130
Comment number:   2
By:   Andries Petrus de Vries
Comment:  
Date:   2021-05-24 07:06:52
Species name:   Microgomphus nyassicus -- Eastern Scissortail
Species code:   665130

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