Microgomphus jannyae Legrand, 1992
Western Scissortail

Type locality: Mt Nimba, Gbakore, Gba river, Guinea

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Not known well, but streams and possibly rivers, probably in open areas in forest. Probably often with coarse detritus. Recorded at around 400 m above sea level, but possibly down to 100.

Distribution

confirmed: Liberia; Mali; Republic of Guinea

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.


Barcode specimen(s):


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay


Male; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay

Reference

  • Legrand, J. (1992). Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle Serie 14, 4, 187-190. [PDF file]

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