Africocypha centripunctata (Gambles, 1975)
- scientific: Chlorocypha centripunctata
- vernacular: Giant J.
Type locality: Obudu Plateau, Nigeria
No diagnosis of this extremely distinctive species is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.
Headwater streams shaded by forest. Mostly with a gravelly bottom and probably dead trunks or branches. From 800 to 1900 m above sea level, but possibly down to 200.
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.
- Gambles, R.M. (1975). A new species of Chlorocypha Fraser, 1928 (Odonata: Chlorocyphidae) from Nigeria, and some new or little-known Nigerian subspecies of forms better known from the Cameroons. Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 110, 105-121. [PDF file]
Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2021-10-23].