A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Crocothemis
erythraea
Broad Scarlet
Breë Blosie
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Least concerned
       
ADULT MALES
       
       
       
TENERAL AND YOUNG MALES
       
AGED MALES
       
MALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
       
   
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Brachythemis lacustris Crocothemis sanguinolenta Crocothemis divisa  
       
ADULT FEMALES
       
 
       
YOUNG FEMALES
       
       
   
       
AGED FEMALES
       
     
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
   
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Brachythemis lacustris Crocothemis sanguinolenta Crocothemis divisa  
       
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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON, OR PHOTOGRAPHS OF THIS SPECIES, VISIT THESE WEBSITES
African Dragonflies
and Damselflies Online
ADDO.
Dragonflies
and Damselflies
of Southern Africa.
The Virtual Museum
Odonata Atlas of Africa
VMU.
A showcase
of Odonata photographs
by Warwick Tarboton.
       
   
       
SOUTH AFRICAN DAMSELFLY AND DRAGONFLY APP
       
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