Neurolestes nigeriensis (Gambles, 1970)
Gambles's Flatwing


  • scientific: Nesolestes nigeriensis

Type locality: Obudu Plateau, Nigeria


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

Habitat description

Not known well, but probably headwater streams, seeps or springs shaded by forest. Probably often with emergent vegetation and coarse detritus. Recorded at around 1500 and 2200 m above sea level, but possibly down to 200.


confirmed: Cameroon; Nigeria

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.


  • Gambles, R.M. (1970). A new species of megapodagrionid dragonfly from continental Africa. Entomologist, 103, 53-61. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-06-23].