Umma mesumbei Vick, 1996
Cameroon Sparklewing

Type locality: Mt Kupe, Cameroon

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Headwater streams, seeps and springs shaded by forest. Usually with coarse detritus, often a gravelly bottom, and probably submerged roots. From 900 to 1800 m above sea level, but possibly down to 100.

Distribution

confirmed: Cameroon

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.


Reference

  • Vick , G.S. (1996). Umma mesumbei spec. nov., with records of some other dragonfly species from the south-west Province of Cameroon (Zygoptera: Calopterygidae). Odonatologica, 25, 167-178. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2019-03-24].