A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Urothemis
assignata
Red Basker
Rooisonvangertjie
South African/African
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Least concerned
       
ADULT MALES
       
TENERAL AND YOUNG MALES
   
       
AGED MALES
       
MALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Tramea basilaris Tramea limbata Aethriamanta rezia  
       
ADULT FEMALES
       
YOUNG FEMALES
       
AGED FEMALES
     
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
 
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
Aethriamanta rezia Urothemis edwardsii    
       
PAIRS
   
       
OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR    
   
       
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