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  
       
PAIRS
     
       
OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR    
       
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