A Visual Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of South Africa
© John Wilkinson & Rob Dickinson
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Tholymis
tillarga
Twister
Vlegtertjie
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  
  None  
       
ADULT FEMALES
     
       
YOUNG FEMALES
   
       
AGED FEMALES
       
FEMALES - DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION TIPS
     
       
  SIMILAR LOOKING SPECIES  
General shape and perching behavior is very similar, but the markings on the abdomen differs.
       
Pantala flavescens      
       
PAIRS
       
OVIPOSITING BEHAVIOR
       
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