Tragogomphus ellioti Legrand, 2002
Pinhey's Horntail

Type locality: Makokou, Gabon

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this species close to T. grogonfla is presently available. Please refer to that species and the references provided.

Habitat description

Headwater streams shaded by forest. Often with a gravelly and/or sandy bottom and probably coarse detritus. From 400 to 800 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: 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):


Adult, female; Gabon, NGOUNIE, Parc National des monts Birougou © Mézière, Nicolas


Adult, male; Gabon, NGOUNIE, Parc National des monts Birougou © Mézière, Nicolas

Reference

  • Legrand, J. (2002). Un nouveau Tragogomphus d'Afrique Equatoriale: T. ellioti spec. nov. (Anisoptera: Gomphidae). Odonatologica, 31, 193-197. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2017-05-24].