Odonata Atlas of Africa

Record details

OdonataMAP:   74694
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2430DB
Observer:   de Vries Andries Petrus; Joey de Vries; Team Swadini Bio-Search
Date of record:   2019-05-23
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Please note all other species observed over the period 20 to 29 May 2019. This specie was only observed for a short period over the heat of day between 12h10 and 13h50 when temperature was above 24 degrees C. All sightings of male was in the same pool and female was seen once in trees within 20 meters from this spot.
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 nyassicus (Eastern Scissortail)
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-74694
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 74694 - photo: 1
VM-number: 74694 - photo: 2
VM-number: 74694 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Sharon Stanton
Comment:  
Date:   2019-07-08 22:11:48
Species name:   Microgomphus nyassicus -- Eastern Scissortail
Species code:   665130
Comment number:   2
By:   Corrie du Toit
Comment:  
Date:   2019-07-09 22:39:49
Species name:   Microgomphus nyassicus -- Eastern Scissortail
Species code:   665130

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