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The Rock Hooktail

Paragomphus cognatus


Paragomphus cognatus is a species of dragonfly in family Gomphidae. It is found in Angola, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and possibly Burundi. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and rivers.

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The Rock Hooktail
Paragomphus cognatus Rock Hooktail (Paragomphus cognatus)

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Smith'sZoo 9 years ago

wow, amazing Wendy, I never get close enough to these guys. You can add this to the Insects of Western Cape mission if you like

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Hi Wendy, you can try this site:

Wendy Clapham
Spotted by
Wendy Clapham

Cederberg Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 25, 2008
Submitted on Aug 25, 2012

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