Cornigomphus guineensis Martin, 1907

Type locality: Rio Muni, Biafra, Cabo S. Juan, Equatorial Guinea


No diagnosis of this species is presently available, of which C. mariannae may be a synonym. Please refer to that species and the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Often with a gravelly and/or sandy bottom and probably coarse detritus. From 400 to 800 m above sea level, but possibly down to sea level.


confirmed: Equatorial Guinea; Gabon

© Nicolas Meziere

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):

Adult, male; Gabon, NGOUNIE, Parc National des monts Birougou © Mézière, Nicolas


  • Martin, R. (1907). Odonates de la Guinée espagnole. Memorias Sociedad espanola Historia natural, 1, 421-432. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-07-20].