Paragomphus kiautai Legrand, 1992
Kiauta's Hooktail

Type locality: Mt Nimba, Gbakore, Gba river, Guinea

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this species close to P. nigroviridis and P. serrulatus is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Mostly streams, but also rivers, in open areas in forest. Mostly with a sandy bottom. From 100 to 500 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Liberia; Republic of Guinea; Sierra Leone


Male © KD Dijkstra

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):


Female; Liberia, Gbarpolu County, Gola National Forest © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay


Male; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay

Reference

  • Legrand, J. (1992). Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle Serie 14, 4, 87-190. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2018-12-10].