Elattoneura girardi Legrand, 1980
Candy Threadtail

Type locality: Lamto, Cote d'Ivoire

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Rivers in open areas in forest, but sometimes shaded. Often with coarse detritus (lays eggs in dead leaves floating on the water surface) and probably a sandy and/or soft (like muddy) bottom. From 0 to 800 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Republic of Guinea; Sierra Leone


© KD Dijkstra

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, Grand Gedeh County, Putu Iron Ore Mining concession © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


Male; Liberia, Grand Gedeh County, Putu Iron Ore Mining concession © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker

Reference

  • Legrand, J. (1980). Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle Serie, 2,153-161. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-12-14].