Libyogomphus christinae (Legrand, 1992)
Western Horntail

Synonyms:

  • scientific: Tragogomphus christinae

Type locality: Mt Nimba, Guinea

Diagnosis

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

 

Habitat description

Streams, but possibly also headwaters, shaded by forest. Often with coarse detritus and a gravelly and/or sandy bottom. From 100 to 900 m above sea level.

Distribution

confirmed: Liberia; Republic of Guinea; Sierra Leone; NOT confirmed: Togo

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, 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


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


Male; Liberia, Gbarpolu County, Gola National Forest © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


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


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


Male; Liberia, Nimba County, East Nimba Nature Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.

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/ [2022-05-23].