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Red-veined Dropwing female

Trithemis arteriosa


This dropwing dragonfly has orange veins in the wings, which are also orange tinged near the body, the abdomen is orange/yellow with black and white markings. The male of this species has a red abdomen (


Rivers, streams and pools in savanna/woodland


Probably the most frequently seen dragonfly in Mlawula Nature Reserve.

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Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Jan 2, 2013
Submitted on Jan 25, 2014

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