Paragomphus tournieri Legrand, 1992
Tournier's Hooktail

Type locality: Mt Nimba, Guinea


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

Habitat description

Mostly headwaters, but also larger streams, shaded by forest. Often with a gravelly and/or sandy bottom. From 100 to 600 m above sea level.


confirmed: Liberia; Republic of Guinea; 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.


  • Legrand, J. (1992). Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle Serie 14, 4, 187-190. [PDF file]

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