Pseudagrion (A) simonae Legrand, 1987
Wide-striped Sprite

Type locality: Makaba, Dimonika, Congo

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Mostly streams, but also rivers, in open areas in forest, but sometimes also shaded by (gallery) forest. Probably often with emergent vegetation, submerged roots and a sandy and/or soft (like muddy) bottom. From 0 to 1300 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Angola; Congo-Brazzaville; Gabon


© Nicolas Meziere


Appendages (dorsal view)

Appendages (lateral 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.


Barcode specimen(s):


Adult, male; Angola, Uige Province, new campus site and environs © Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, male; Angola, Uige Province, new campus site and environs © Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, male; Angola, Uige Province, new campus site and environs © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


Adult, male; Angola, Uige Province, © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.

Reference

  • Legrand, J. (1987). Deux nouveaux Pseudagrion forestiers Afrotropicaux [Odonata, Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae] Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle, Serie 9, 77-82. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-08-16].