Phyllomacromia occidentalis (Fraser, 1954)
Brown-templed Cruiser

Type locality: Cote d'Ivoire, no locality data available.

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Rivers shaded by forest. Often with a gravelly and/or sandy bottom and probably submerged roots and/or coarse detritus. Only recorded at around 200 and 400 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Liberia; NOT confirmed: Côte d'Ivoire

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, Grand Gedeh County, Putu Iron Ore Mining concession © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


Male; 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


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

Reference

  • Fraser, F.C. (1954) New species of Macromia from tropical Africa. Revue Zoologie Botanique Africaines, 49, 41-76. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-09-18].