A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Trithemis
dorsalis
Highland Dropwing
Hooglandvalvlerkie
South African/African
distribution records
South African Red  List assessment Red List assessments
Least concerned
       
ADULT MALES
       
TENERAL AND YOUNG MALES
       
     
       
AGED MALES
     
       
MALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
     
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Trithemis donaldsoni Trithemis furva    
       
ADULT FEMALES
       
YOUNG FEMALES
       
AGED FEMALES
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
   
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
  None (thorax pattern diagnostic)  
       
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