Pseudagrion (A) mascagnii Terzani & Marconi, 2004
Salone Sprite

Type locality: Western Area, Regent, Sierra Leone

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Not known, but probably streams shaded by forest. Probably often with emergent vegetation. Recorded at around 200 m above sea level, but possibly also at 500.

Distribution

confirmed: Sierra Leone

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

  • Terzani, F., Marconi, A. (2004). Descrizione di Pseudagrion mascagnii n. sp. della Sierra Leone (Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae). Quaderno Studi Notizie Storia Naturale Romagna, 19, 141-146. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-11-20].