ESWATINI NATIONAL TRUST COMMISSION

Conserving Eswatini's Natural and Cultural Heritage
Eswatini National Trust Commission
Fauna - Vertebrates
Common Hooktail, Mlawula

Eswatini's Odonata: Dragonflies and Damselflies

UPDATED CHECKLIST: An Adobe pdf version of the checklist as at December 2018 is available here (click to view/download - approx 10 MB).

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Eswatini's Dragonflies and Damselflies by family

Aeshnidae - Hawkers     (7 species)

Corduliidae - Cruisers, Emeralds     (2 species)

Gomphidae - Clubtails     (13 species)

Libellulidae - Skimmers, Dropwings     (47 species)

Calopterygidae - Demoiselles     (1 species)

Chlorocyphidae - Jewels     (1 species)

Coenagrionidae - Sprites     (23 species)

Lestidae - Spreadwings     (7 species)

Platycnemididae - Stream-damsels     (2 species)

Protoneuridae - Threadtails     (1 species)

Synlestidae - Malachites     (2 species)

106 species recorded or possibly found in Eswatini.

16 species recorded in Malolotja Nature Reserve
9 species recorded in Mantenga Nature Reserve
38 species recorded in Mlawula Nature Reserve

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Head Quarters: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
Email: info@sntc.org.sz

King Sobhuza II Park: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
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National Museum: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
Email: curator@sntc.org.sz


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Malolotja Nature Reserve: (+268) 2444 3241 / (+268) 2416 1480
Email: malolotjares@sntc.org.sz

Mantenga Nature Reserve and Swati Cultural Village: 2416 1151/1178
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz

Mlawula Nature Reserve: (+268) 2383 8885 (Reception)
(+268) 2383 8453 (Senior Warden)
Email: mlawula@sntc.org.sz

Magadzavane Lodge: (+268) 2343 5108/9
Email: magadzavane@sntc.org.sz

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