8505 thumb Dragonflies and damselflies of Namibia and Botswana

A guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of Namibia and Botswana. The species lists are based off:
Kipping, J. 2010. The dragonflies and damselflies of Botswana – an annotated checklist with notes on distribution, phenology, habitats and Red List status of the species (Insecta: ...more ↓

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Stout Pintail 1
Acisoma inflatum
Small
Pearly Flasher 2
Aethiothemis solitaria
Small
Pygmy Basker 3
Aethriamanta rezia
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Red Groundling 4
Brachythemis lacustris
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Southern Banded Groundling 5
Brachythemis leucosticta
Swamp Groundling
Brachythemis wilsoni
Small
Horned Rockdweller 6
Bradinopyga cornuta
Small
Inspector 7
Chalcostephia flavifrons
Small
Rock Scarlet 8
Crocothemis divisa
Small
Broad Scarlet 3
Crocothemis erythraea
Small
Little Scarlet 7
Crocothemis sanguinolenta
Small
Granite Scarlet 9
Crocothemis saxicolor
Small
Little percher 7
Diplacodes deminuta
Small
Black Percher 3
Diplacodes lefebvrii
Small
Barbet Percher 4
Diplacodes luminans
Small
Pied-spot 3
Hemistigma albipunctum
Small
Eastern Blacktail 10
Nesciothemis farinosa
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Small Blacktail 11
Nesciothemis minor
Small
Bottletail 3
Olpogastra lugubris
Small
Little Skimmer 12
Orthetrum abbotti
Small
Banded Skimmer 9
Orthetrum brachiale
Small
Two-striped Skimmer 10
Orthetrum caffrum
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Epaulet Skimmer 13
Orthetrum chrysostigma
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Guinea Skimmer 11
Orthetrum guineense
Small
Hintz's Skimmer 14
Orthetrum hintzi
Small
Spectacled Skimmer 7
Orthetrum icteromelas
Small
Julia Skimmer 10
Orthetrum julia
Small
Highland Skimmer 9
Orthetrum machadoi
Small
Robust Skimmer 7
Orthetrum robustum
Small
Bold Skimmer 1
Orthetrum stemmale
Small
Long Skimmer 15
Orthetrum trinacria
Small
Deceptive Widow 1
Palpopleura deceptor
Small
Yellow-veined Widow 16
Palpopleura jucunda
Small
Lucia Widow 3
Palpopleura lucia
Small
Portia Widow 7
Palpopleura portia
Small
Wandering Glider 10
Pantala flavescens
Small
Banded Duskdarter 3
Parazyxomma flavicans
Small
Skylight Flutterer 17
Rhyothemis fenestrina
Butterfly Flutterer
Rhyothemis mariposa
Small
Phantom Flutterer 18
Rhyothemis semihyalina
Small
Nomad 19
Sympetrum fonscolombii
Small
Twister 20
Tholymis tillarga
Small
Keyhole Glider 3
Tramea basilaris
Small
Ferruginous Glider 20
Tramea limbata
Small
Halfshade Dropwing 3
Trithemis aconita
Swamp Dropwing
Trithemis aequalis
Small
Violet Dropwing 21
Trithemis annulata
Small
Red-veined Dropwing 4
Trithemis arteriosa
Percher-like Dropwing
Trithemis brydeni
Small
Denim Dropwing 22
Trithemis donaldsoni
Small
Navy Dropwing 10
Trithemis furva
Small
Silhouette Dropwing 7
Trithemis hecate
Small
Kirby's Dropwing 23
Trithemis kirbyi
Small
Monard's Dropwing 7
Trithemis monardi
Rapids Dropwing
Trithemis morrisoni
Small
Okavango Dropwing 24
Trithemis palustris
Small
Jaunty Dropwing 10
Trithemis stictica
Small
Elegant dropwing 7
Trithemis werneri
Small
Fiery Darter 25
Trithetrum navasi
Small
Red Basker 9
Urothemis assignata
Small
Blue Basker 26
Urothemis edwardsii
Small
Southern Riverking 27
Zygonoides fuelleborni
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Blue Cascader 1
Zygonyx natalensis
Small
Ringed Cascader 3
Zygonyx torridus
Small
Common Thorntail 10
Ceratogomphus pictus
Small
Horned Talontail 28
Crenigomphus cornutus
Small
Clubbed Talontail 14
Crenigomphus hartmanni
Small
Kavango Talontail 28
Crenigomphus kavangoensis
Small
Southern Fingertail 12
Gomphidia quarrei
Small
Swamp Tigertail 7
Ictinogomphus dundoensis
Small
Tigertail 10
Ictinogomphus ferox
Small
Spined Fairytail 12
Lestinogomphus angustus
Silke's Fairytail
Lestinogomphus silkeae
Southern Snorkeltail
Mastigogomphus dissimilis
Kokytos Siphontail
Neurogomphus cocytius
Small
Zambezi Siphontail 29
Neurogomphus zambeziensis
Small
Cataract Hooktail 28
Paragomphus cataractae
Small
Rock Hooktail 10
Paragomphus cognatus
Small
Corkscrew Hooktail 1
Paragomphus elpidius
Small
Green Hooktail 13
Paragomphus genei
Small
Flapper hooktail 1
Paragomphus sabicus
Small
Bold Leaftail 30
Phyllogomphus selysi
Small
Swamp Emperor 31
Anax bangweuluensis
Small
Vagrant Emperor 32
Anax ephippiger
Small
Blue Emperor 33
Anax imperator
Small
Orange Emperor 34
Anax speratus
Small
Black Emperor 26
Anax tristis
Little Duskhawker
Gynacantha manderica
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Brown Duskhawker 35
Gynacantha villosa
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Friendly hawker 36
Zosteraeschna minuscula
Small
Two-banded Cruiser 37
Phyllomacromia contumax
Crescent-faced Cruiser
Phyllomacromia kimminsi
Small
Clubbed Cruiser 38
Phyllomacromia overlaeti
Small
Darting Cruiser 39
Phyllomacromia picta
Small
Common Bluetail 40
Ischnura senegalensis
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Graceful Slim 1
Aciagrion gracile
Long Slim
Aciagrion heterostictum
Swamp Slim
Aciagrion steeleae
Small
Swamp Bluet 10
Africallagma glaucum
Fragile Bluet
Africallagma subtile

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