Libyogomphus emiliae (Legrand, 1992)
Gabon Horntail

Synonyms:

  • scientific: Onychogomphus emiliae

Type locality: Makokou, Mpassa, Gabon

Diagnosis

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

Habitat description

Mostly headwaters, but also larger streams, shaded by forest. Often with coarse detritus and a gravelly and/or sandy bottom. Recorded at around 700 m above sea level, but possibly down to 400.

Distribution

confirmed: Gabon

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):


Adult, male; Gabon, NGOUNIE, Parc National des monts Birougou © Mézière, Nicolas


Adult, male; Gabon, NGOUNIE, Parc National des monts Birougou © Mézière, Nicolas

; Gabon, Haut-Ogoué, route Moanda-Bakoumba concessions rougier , source en forêt à 50m du lac © Mézière, Nicolas, ANDRE GUENTHER,JENS KIPPING, RAIK MORITZ, HANNES KRAHNSTOEVER

Reference

  • 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. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2021-12-05].