A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Trithemis
kirbyi
Orange-winged Dropwing
Oranjevlerk-valvlerkie
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  
Brachythemis lacustris      
       
ADULT FEMALES
       
YOUNG FEMALES
     
       
AGED FEMALES
   
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Trithemis annulata      
       
PAIRS
       
OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR    
     
       
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