Mesocnemis assestrix n. sp.
Sanaga Riverjack

Type locality: , no locality data available.

Diagnosis

No diagnosis or description of this species is presently available.

Habitat description

Rivers in open areas in forest, but sometimes shaded by gallery forest. Often faster sections (rapids, falls) with emergent vegetation, submerged roots, rocks and/or probably overhanging branches. From 200 to 1600 m above sea level, but mostly below 700.

Distribution

confirmed: Angola; Cameroon; Gabon

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):


Adult, male; Angola, Uige Province, © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, female; Angola, Uige Province, © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, male; Angola, Cuanza Norte Province, road from Ndalatando to Dondo © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, pair; Angola, Cuanza Norte Province, Ndalatando © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, pair; Angola, Cuanza Norte Province, Ndalatando © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, male; Angola, Uige Province, Loge valley © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, male; Angola, Uige Province, Loge valley © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, female; Angola, Uige Province, Loge valley © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Male; Gabon, Haut-Ogooué, Mounana-Lastoursville Road © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Nicolas Mézière

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-10-19].