Pseudagrion (A) spinithoracicum Legrand, 1981
Spine-necked Sprite

Type locality: Makokou forest, Gabon


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

Habitat description

Not known, but probably (headwater) streams shaded by forest. Probably often with emergent vegetation and a gravelly and/or sandy bottom. Recorded at around 400 m above sea level.


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.


  • Legrand, J. (1981). Pseudagrion spinithoracicum spec. nov., nouveaux Coenagrionidae de la Foret Gabonaise (Zygoptera). Odonatologica, 10, 231-235. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-06-14].