Amanipodagrion gilliesi Pinhey, 1962
Amani Flatwing

Type locality: Amani, Tanzania


The only species currently recognised in this genus. Please refer to the genus introduction for more information.

Habitat description

Streams, but possibly also headwaters, shaded by forest. Especially faster sections (falls), usually with rocks and probably often with overhanging branches, submerged roots, dead trunks or branches, coarse detritus and/or a gravelly bottom. From 200 to 700 m above sea level.


confirmed: Tanzania

Male © Viola Clausnitzer

Appendages (dorsal 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.


  • Pinhey , E. (1962). Some records of Odonata collected in tropical Africa. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 25, 20-50. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-07-21].