Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Common Thorntails (Ceratogomphus pictus) can be observed in certain lakes and dams and sections of perennial rivers.
Distribution: Restricted to central and southern parts of the country. Observed at Avis, Oanab, Hardap and Naute Dams.
Colouration: Yellow with contrasting black markings, green eyes and white markings on the abdomen.
Breeding: Females at water are rare appearing for only a few seconds before being gripped and taken away by males.
Flight season: December to April.
Max size: 50mm.
Conservation: Not threatened.
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