Elattoneura odzalae (Aguesse, 1966)
Congo Threadtail


  • scientific: Prodasineura odzalae

Type locality: PN d'Odzala, Congo


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

Habitat description

Not known, but probably (headwater) streams, seeps and/or springs shaded by forest. From 300 to 700 m above sea level.


confirmed: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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.


  • Aguesse, P. (1966). Contribution à la faune de Congo (Brazzaville) Mission A. Villiers et A. Descarpentries XXI. Odonates. Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A), 28, 783-797. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2024-07-25].