Paragomphus aureatus Pinhey, 1971
Plain-fronted Hooktail

Type locality: Mts de Cristal, Gabon


No diagnosis of this distinctive species somewhat like P. dispar is presently available. Please refer to that species and the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known, but probably streams shaded by forest. Recorded at around 400 m above sea level.


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.


  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1971). Contribution à la faune du Gabon. Mission A. Villiers, 1969. Bulletin Institut francais Afrique noire, 33, 959-968. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-07-25].