Phyllomacromia lamottei (Legrand, 1993)
Western Double-spined Cruiser

Type locality: Mt Nimba, Guinea

Diagnosis

No diagnosis of this species close to P. bicristulata, P. bispina, P. paula and P. villiersi is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Probably often with coarse detritus and a gravelly and/or sandy bottom. From 100 to 500 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Liberia; Republic of Guinea

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):


Female; Liberia, Grand Gedeh County, Putu Iron Ore Mining concession © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


Female; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay


Male; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay

Reference

  • Legrand, J. (1993). Une nouvelle Macromia du groupe paula Karsch des Monts Nimba en Guinee, Afrique occidentale (Odonata: Corduliidae). Opuscula Zoologica Fluminensia, 107, 1-6. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2019-10-17].