Pentaphlebia stahli Förster, 1909
Red Relic

Type locality: Mt Cameroon, Cameroon


Please refer to P. gamblesi and P. mangana for their separation.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Especially faster sections (rapids, falls), usually with rocks. From 0 to 2100 m above sea level, but possibly up to 2600.


confirmed: Cameroon; NOT confirmed: Nigeria

© David Chelmick

Appendages (dorsal view)

Appendages (lateral view)

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.


  • Förster, F. (1909). Beiträge zu Gattungen und Arten der Libellen. Jahrbüchern des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde in Wiesbaden, 62, 211-235.

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-07-25].