Sapho puella (Sjöstedt, 1917)

Type locality: Cameroon, no locality data available.


No diagnosis of this species that may be confused with Umma for its clear wings is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known well, but probably (headwater) streams shaded by forest, but possibly in open areas in forest. Probably often with submerged roots and/or coarse detritus. From 0 to 500 m above sea level.


confirmed: Cameroon; Nigeria

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.


  • Sjöstedt, Y. (1917). Odonaten aus Abessinien, Ost- und Westafrika. Arkiv for zoology, 14, 1-27.

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