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Abbott's Skimmer

Orthetrum abbotti


Dragonfly, predominantly yellow, with black stripes along the abdomen, and reddish brown eyes, paler underneath. This is the female, the male is mainly blue in colour.


Wooded stream


Observed in Mantenga Nature Reserve.

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Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland

Lat: -26.44, Long: 31.17

Spotted on Jan 22, 2014
Submitted on May 29, 2014


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