Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Kavango Hooktails (Crenigomphus kavangoensis) were first recorded upstream in the Kavango River with the confluence of the Cuito River. This riverine species favours degraded sections of river banks.
Distribution: Found all along the Kavango River from Nkurenkuru to Popa Falls.
Colouration: Sand-coloured with brownish markings. There are 3 cream-coloured stripes on the thorax and their eyes are light blue with a purplish gleam.
Breeding: Emergence takes place in December. Oviposition takes place in small side streams and in fast-flowing shallow water running over gravelly sand.
Flight season: December to the end of March.
Max size: 40mm.
Conservation: Not threatened.
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