A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Paragomphus
genei
Common Hooktail
Gewone Hakiestert
South African/African
distribution records
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least_concerned
least_concerned
       
ADULT MALES
       
       
       
TENERAL AND YOUNG MALES
       
       
       
AGED MALES
       
MALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
   
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Paragomphus elpidius      
       
ADULT FEMALES
       
       
       
YOUNG FEMALES
       
       
YOUNG FEMALE JUST AFTER EMERGING TILL HER MAIDEN FLIGHT  
       
       
       
       
       
AGED FEMALES
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
       
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Paragomphus elpidius      
       
PAIRS
       
       
OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR    
   
       
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