Chlorocypha jejuna (Karsch, 1898)
Togo Red Jewel

Type locality: Togo, no locality data available.

Diagnosis

The identity of this species, known only with certainty from the male holotype, is presently unclear. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known, but probably (headwater) streams shaded by or in open areas in forest. Probably often with submerged roots, dead trunks or branches and/or coarse detritus. Recorded at around 400 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Togo

Abdomen (dorsal 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.


Reference

  • Karsch, F. (1898). Descriptions of new species. Entomologische Nachrichten, 24, 342-347.

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2019-09-22].