Chlorocypha crocea Longfield, 1947
Angola Jewel

Synonyms:

  • scientific: NOT? bamptoni Pinhey, 1975

Type locality: Cuché, Angola

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Headwater streams, but possibly also larger streams, in open landscapes. Often with a sandy and/or soft (like muddy) but possibly also gravelly bottom and probably submerged roots and coarse detritus. From 1300 to 1800 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Angola


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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.


References

  • Longfield, C. (1947). The Odonata of South Angola. Results of the missions scientifiques suisses 1928-29, 1932-33. Arquivos Museu Bocage, 16, 1-31 [PDF file]
  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1975). A collection of odonata from Angola. Arnoldia, 7, 1-16. [PDF file]
  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1967). African Chlorocyphidae (Odonata). Journal Entomological Society Southern Africa, 29, 161-197. [PDF file]

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