Pseudagrion (A) cyathiforme Pinhey, 1973
Scoop-tailed Slim Sprite

Type locality: Mt Coffee, Liberia

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Streams, but possibly also rivers, mostly in open areas in forest, but possibly also shaded. Probably especially calmer sections (like pools) with emergent vegetation, submerged roots and/or a soft (like muddy) bottom. From 0 to 500 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Liberia; Sierra Leone; NOT confirmed: Nigeria


© 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):


Male; Sierra Leone, Eastern Province, Gola Forest © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


Male; Sierra Leone, Eastern Province, Gola Forest © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker

Reference

  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1973). Notes on some African representatives of the genus Pseudagrion Selys, 1876, with descriptions of two new species (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Odonatologica, 2, 317-327. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2017-11-20].