A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Trithemis
arteriosa
Red-veined Dropwing
Rooinerfie
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 annulata
(Young male)
     
       
ADULT FEMALES
 
       
YOUNG FEMALES
       
AGED FEMALES
 
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
  None (unique pattern of black on abdomen)  
       
PAIRS
       
OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR    
     
       
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