Phyllomacromia aeneothorax (Nunney, 1895)
Western Bronze Cruiser

Type locality: Cameroon, no locality data available.

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this species close to P. lieftincki is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Headwater streams shaded by forest. Often with coarse detritus, rocks and a gravelly bottom, and probably submerged roots. From 100 to 1600 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Equatorial Guinea; Liberia; Republic of Guinea; Sierra Leone; NOT confirmed: Côte d'Ivoire


Male © 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):


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, Mt Tokadeh © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, Mt Tokadeh © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Male; Liberia, Nimba County, Mt Tokadeh © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


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

References

  • Nunney, W.H. (1895). A new West-African insect. Annals Magazine Natural History Series 6, 16, 349-351. [PDF file]
  • Fraser, F.C. (1954). New species of Macromia from tropical Africa. Revue Zoologie Botanique Africaines, 49, 41-76. [PDF file]
  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1962). Some records of Odonata collected in tropical Africa. Journal Entomological Society Southern Africa, 25, 20-50. [PDF file]
  • Gambles, R.M. (1979). West African species of Macromia (Odonata: Corduliidae) belonging to picta and sophia groups. Systematic Entomology, 4, 389-407. [PDF file]
  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1966). Notes on African Odonata, particularly type material. Revue Zoologie Botanique Africaines, 73, 283-308. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2017-10-23].