Spesbona angusta (Selys, 1863)
- scientific: Metacnemis angusta
Type locality: Cape Province, South Africa
For the identification of this species, please refer to: Tarboton, W. & Tarboton, M. 2015. A guide to the dragonflies (Odonata) of South Africa. Cape Town: Random House Struik.
Standing waters in open landscapes. Especially pools in streams that stop flowing in summer, mostly with a soft (like muddy) and often also sandy bottom, emergent and aquatic vegetation, submerged roots, dead trunks or branches and/or coarse detritus. Inferred to occur from 300 to 800 m above sea level.
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.
- de Sélys-Longchamps, E. (1863). Synopsis des AGRIONINES. 4me légion: PLATYCNEMIS. Bulletin Academie royale Belgique Serie, 2 16, 147-176.
Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2023-01-29].