Russet Dropwing Image Gallery

Russet Dropwing, Trithemis pluvialis, Rosbruinvalvlerkie

Russet Dropwing Image Gallery Images as identification aid for the dragonfly species Russet Dropwing, Trithemis pluvialis, Rosbruinvalvlerkie

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100 627 Trithemis pluvialis Russet Dropwing Nwanedi LP RSA Dec 2015 r 1Image








Trithemis pluvialis Russet Dropwing Distribution map May 2020








South Africa
  • Limpopo, Mpumalanga Kwazulu-Natal with few records from Eastern Cape and Western Cape. 
  • The link between the western Cape and north eastern population appears to be closing as more records becomes available. 
  •  Angola; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Republic of South Africa; Rwanda; Swaziland; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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Species Description 

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