Odonata Atlas of Africa

Record details

OdonataMAP:   48386
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3322DD
Observer:   Hirons Jean
Date of record:   2018-04-01
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   While i was photographing a malachite this dragonfly appeared and attacked the malachite after which he perched up high on a shrub and only allowed me to take one photo before disappearing into the forest above.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   668540
Species name:   Tetrathemis polleni
Common name:   Black-splashed Elf
Family:   Libellulidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Black-splashed elf.
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=OdonataMAP-48386
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | Species text
VM-number: 48386 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Sharon Stanton
Comment:   Great record!
Date:   2018-04-02 10:44:53
Species name:   Tetrathemis polleni -- Black-splashed Elf
Species code:   668540

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