Odonata of Mtunzini

Odonata of Mtunzini - Southern Africa : A broad range of wetland habitats on the coastal plain from the Tugela mouth to Port Durnford (including swamp forest, estuaries, forested streams, sandy streams, reed swamps, farm dams and moist grassland) results in a broad range of dragonflies and dams

A broad range of wetland habitats on the coastal plain from the Tugela mouth to Port Durnford (including swamp forest, estuaries, forested streams, sandy streams, reed swamps, farm dams and moist grassland) results in a broad range of dragonflies and damselflies..

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Species list so far (35 species from x observations):

GOMPHIDAE

AESHNIDAE
Anax ephippiger
Anax imperator subsp. mauricianus
Gynacantha usambarica

MACROMIIDAE

LIBELLULIDAE
Acisoma variegatum
Brachythemis leucosticta
Chalcostephia flavifrons subsp. flavifrons
Crocothemis erythraea
Crocothemis sanguinolenta subsp. sanguinolenta
Diplacodes lefebvrii
Hemistigma albipuncta
Notiothemis jonesi subsp. jonesi
Orthetrum brachiale?
Orthetrum julia subsp. falsum
Palpopleura lucia
Palpopleura portia
Pantala flavescens
Rhyothemis semihyalina subsp. semihyalina
Sympetrum fonscolombii
Tetrathemis polleni
Tramea basilaris
Tramea limbata
Trithemis aconita
Trithemis arteriosa subsp. arteriosa
Urothemis edwardsii subsp. edwardsii

LESTIDAE

CHLOROCYPHIDAE

CALOPTERYGIDAE
Phaon iridipennis

PLATYCNEMIDIDAE
Allocnemis leucosticta
Elattoneura glauca

COENAGRIONIDAE
Africallagma glaucum
Ceriagrion glabrum
Ischnura senegalensis
Pseudagrion hageni subsp. tropicanum
Pseudagrion hamoni
Pseudagrion kersteni
Pseudagrion massaicum
Pseudagrion salisburyense

28 Dec 2015
Robert Taylor