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Dorsal dropwing

Trithemis dorsalis

Description:

These large and colourful dragonfly pair were mating alongside the Tugela river which borders the UmPhafa nature reserve. As with most dragonflies the male and female are different in colouration.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Atul
Atul 9 years ago
Dorsal Dropwing
Trithemis dorsalis Trithemis dorsalis


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2 Comments

AmySutcliffe
AmySutcliffe 9 years ago

Thanks for the species ID Atul!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Great spotting. Nice blue.

AmySutcliffe
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AmySutcliffe

Emnambithi-Ladysmith Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Nov 26, 2011
Submitted on Feb 15, 2012

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