Mesocnemis dupuyi Legrand, 1982
Gambia Riverjack

Type locality: Kédougou, Senegal

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this species endemic to the Gambia catchment is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known well, but probably rivers in open landscapes. Probably especially faster sections with emergent vegetation, submerged roots and/or rocks. Inferred to occur from 0 to 200 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Gambia; Senegal

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

  • Legrand, J. (1982). Elattoneura pluotae spec. nov. (Protoneuridae) et Mesocnemis dupuyi spec. nov. (Platycnemididae), Zygopteres nouveaux du Senegal. Odonatologica, 11, 153-158. [PDF file]

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