Chlorocypha rubriventris Pinhey, 1975
Red-bellied Jewel

Type locality: Texeira de Sousa, Angola

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this Angolan endemic close to C. crocea is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known, but possibly streams in open landscapes. Probably often with submerged roots, dead trunks or branches and/or coarse detritus. Recorded at around 1100 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Angola

Map citation: Clausnitzer, V., K.-D.B. Dijkstra, R. Koch, J.-P. Boudot, W.R.T. Darwall, J. Kipping, B. Samraoui, M.J. Samways, J.P. Simaika & F. Suhling, 2012. Focus on African Freshwaters: hotspots of dragonfly diversity and conservation concern. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10: 129-134.


Reference

  • Pinhey, E. C. G. (1975). A collection of odonata from Angola. Arnoldia, 7, 1-16. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2019-07-18].