A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Chlorolestes
fasciatus
Mountain Malachite
Bergmalagiet
South African/African distribution records South African Red  List assessment Red List assessments
Least concerned endemic species
       
ADULT MALES (BANDED FORM)
       
ADULT MALES (UNBANDED FORM)
       
TENERAL AND YOUNG MALES
       
AGED MALES
       
MALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
   
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Chlorolestes draconicus Chlorolestes elegans Chlorolestes tessellatus  
       
ADULT FEMALES
       
YOUNG FEMALES
       
AGED FEMALES
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
     
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Chlorolestes draconicus Chlorolestes elegans Chlorolestes tessellatus  
       
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OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR    
     
       
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