Mesocnemis tisi Lempert, 1992
Sinoe Riverjack

Type locality: Sinoe River, Liberia

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Rivers and possibly streams shaded by forest. Usually with overhanging branches and submerged roots (notably stilt roots), and often a soft (like muddy) bottom. Recorded at around 100 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Liberia

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):


Male; Liberia, Grand Gedeh County, © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


Male; Liberia, Grand Gedeh County, © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker

Reference

  • Lempert, J. (1992). Mesocnemis tisi spec. nov., a new platycnemidid from Liberia, West Africa (Zygoptera: Platycnemididae). Odonatologica, 21, 495-497. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-01-22].