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Dorsal dropwing

Trithemis dorsalis


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.

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Atul 9 years ago
Dorsal Dropwing
Trithemis dorsalis Trithemis dorsalis

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AmySutcliffe 9 years ago

Thanks for the species ID Atul!

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Wild Things 9 years ago

Great spotting. Nice blue.

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

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

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