A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Palpopleura
deceptor
Deceptive Widow
Valse Weetjie
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least_concerned
       
ADULT MALES
     
       
TENERAL AND YOUNG MALES
       
AGED MALES
     
       
MALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
 
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Hemistigma albipunctum      
       
ADULT FEMALES
       
YOUNG FEMALES
 
       
AGED FEMALES
     
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
 
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Palpopleura lucia Palpopleura portia Palpopleura jucunda  
       
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OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR    
     
       
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