Pseudagrion (A) risi Schmidt in Ris, 1936
Cameroon Sprite

Synonyms:

  • scientific: Paulianagrion platystictoides Fraser, 1941

Type locality: Dschang, Cameroon

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Streams in open areas in forest or shaded by gallery forest. Probably often with emergent vegetation and a gravelly, sandy and/or soft (like muddy) bottom. From 0 to 2100 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Cameroon; Nigeria


© KD Dijkstra


Appendages (dorsal view)

Appendages (lateral view)

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

  • Ris, F., Schmidt, E. (1936). Die Pseudagrion-Arten des kontinentalen Afrika. (Insecta, Odonata). [posthumous, Schmidt based on Ris' notes - sp authorship Schmidt] Abhandlungen Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 433, 1-68. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2017-08-22].