Elattoneura perisi (Compte Sart, 1964)
Guinea Threadtail


  • scientific: Prodasineura perisi

Type locality: Rio Muni, Ebibeyin, Equatorial Guinea


The identity of this species, known only with certainty from the male holotype which is similar to a freshly emerged E. vittata, is presently unclear. Please refer the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known, but probably (headwater) streams, seeps and/or springs shaded by forest. Recorded at around 500 m above sea level.


confirmed: Equatorial Guinea; NOT confirmed: Gabon

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.


  • Compte Sart, A. (1964). Diagnosis preliminares de nuevos odonatos africanos. Boletin Real Sociedad Espanol Historia Natural (B), 62, 13-24. [PDF file]

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