Elattoneura pluotae Legrand, 1982
Senegal Threadtail

Type locality: Dindéfello, Kédougou, Senegal


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

Habitat description

Not known well, but probably streams shaded by forest. Recorded at around 200 m above sea level.


confirmed: Senegal

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. (1982). Elattoneura pluotae spec. nov. (Protoneuridae) et Mesocnemis dupuyi spec. nov. (Platycnemididae), Zygopteres nouveaux du Senegal. Odonatologica, 11, 153-158. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2024-07-25].