Allocnemis elongata (Hagen in Selys, 1863)
Orange-legged Yellowwing

Synonyms:

  • scientific: Chlorocnemis elongata
  • vernacular: Orange Y.

Type locality: No DATA, Guinea

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this species is presently available.

Habitat description

Headwater streams shaded by forest. Probably often with coarse detritus and a gravelly and/or sandy bottom. From 0 to 1200 m above sea level, but mostly below 900.

Distribution

confirmed: Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Republic of Guinea; Sierra Leone; Togo; NOT confirmed: Benin


© Ben Phalan

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.


Barcode specimen(s):


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, Mt Beeton © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay


Male; Liberia, Nimba County, Mt Beeton © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay


Male; Liberia, Nimba County, Mt Tokadeh © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, Mt Beeton © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay

References

  • de Sélys-Longchamps, E. (1863). Synopsis des AGRIONINES. 4me légion: PLATYCNEMIS. Bulletin Academie royale Belgique Serie, 2 16, 147-176.
  • Schmidt, E. (1951). Über neue und weniger bekannte afrikanische Platycnemididen (Odon.). Mitteilungen Muenchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft, 41, 217-240. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-07-17].