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Pale Scarlet

Dragonflies | Namibia

Introduction: Pale Scarlets (Crocothemis divisa) only attempt short flights, using rocks and termite mounds to rest during the day. They are also known as Slender Scarlets.

Distribution: There is only 1 recording of this species in the Groot Paresis Mountains in February 2004, a geographical feature located in between Otjiwarongo and Outjo.

Colouration: Yellow patches on the base of the hindwing, brownish to red thorax.

Breeding: Breeds in small, temporary moving bodies of water.

Flight season: Insufficient data.

Max size: 35mm.

Conservation: Rare in Namibia but not universally threatened.

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Close encounters of the wild side - experience the Namibian veld on foot with Bruno, an enigmatic & knowledgeable guide

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