Odonata Atlas of Africa

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OdonataMAP:   14497
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2732BC
Observer:   Tippett Ryan Matthew
Date of record:   2014-06-04
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Found drowned in a swimming pool.
Last updated:   2024-05-08 15:08:37
Sp. code:   668200
Species name:   Palpopleura lucia
Common name:   Lucia Widow
Family:   Libellulidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Palpopleura portia
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-14497
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 14497 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Alan Manson
Comment:   Palpopleura lucia or P. portia; old female. Probably P. lucia - smoky yellow colour reaches the hind margin on hindwing.
Date:   2015-06-10 10:48:08
Species name:   Palpopleura sp.
Species code:   668160
Comment number:   2
By:   Ryan Matthew Tippett
Date:   2016-11-24 10:48:47
Species name:   Palpopleura lucia -- Lucia Widow
Species code:   668200

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