Elattoneura josemorai Compte Sart, 1964
Gabon Threadtail

Type locality: Rio Muni, Kama (Kogo), Equatorial Guinea

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this species close to (and possibly synonymous with) E. pruinosa is presently available. Please refer the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Usually with rocks and often a gravelly and/or probably sandy bottom. From 0 to 800 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Cameroon; Congo-Brazzaville; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon


© Jens Kipping

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; Gabon, NGOUNIE, route Mouila-Mimongo © Mézière, Nicolas


Male; Gabon, NGOUNIE, route Mouila-Mimongo © Mézière, Nicolas


Male; Gabon, Ogoué-Lolo, route Koulamoutou-Pana © Mézière, Nicolas

References

  • Compte Sart, A. (1964). Boletin Real Sociedad Espanol Historia Natural (B), 62, 13-24. [PDF file]
  • Legrand , J. (1985). Elattoneura afrotropicaux nouveaux ou peu connus (Odonata: Protoneuridae). Nouvelle Revue d’Entomologie, 2, 159-68. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-09-20].