Odonata Atlas of Africa

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OdonataMAP:   288
Province:   Northern Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3119AC
Observer:   Oschadleus HD
Date of record:   2011-04-22
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2024-05-08 15:08:37
Sp. code:   669120
Species name:   Trithemis kirbyi
Common name:   Orange-winged Dropwing
Family:   Libellulidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-288
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 288 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Rene Navarro
Comment:   Could be confused with the Broad scarlet, bu this specimen has a narrower abdomen and dark pterostigma (actually red in the Little scarlet), whereas it is yellowish in the Broad scarlet.
Date:   2011-05-03 21:57:52
Species name:   Crocothemis sanguinolenta -- Little Scarlet
Species code:   667140
Comment number:   2
By:   Tarboton W
Comment:   Kirby's Dropwing: male
Date:   2012-05-04 15:28:40
Species name:   Trithemis kirbyi -- Orange-winged Dropwing
Species code:   669120

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