A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Palpopleura
lucia
Lucia Widow
Lucia-weetjie
South African/African
distribution records
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least_concerned
       
ADULT MALES
 
       
TENERAL AND YOUNG MALES
   
       
AGED MALES
       
MALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
   
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Palpopleura portia      
       
ADULT FEMALES
 
       
YOUNG FEMALES
       
AGED FEMALES
     
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
     
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Palpopleura deceptor Palpopleura jucunda Palpopleura portia  
       
PAIRS
   
       
OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR
       
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