Phyllomacromia bicristulata (Legrand, 1975)
Gabon Double-spined Cruiser

Type locality: Mézalé, Nyame Pende, Gabon


No diagnosis of this species close to P. bispina, P. lamottei, P. paula and P. villiersi is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Mostly with a sandy and/or often a gravelly bottom, and probably often coarse detritus. From 0 to 600 m above sea level.


confirmed: Cameroon; Gabon; Nigeria

Male © 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, Haut-Ogoué, Plateau Batéké - vallée de la Léconi © Mézière, Nicolas, JENS KIPPING, HANNES KRAHNSTOEVER


  • Legrand, J. (1975). Contribution a la faune du Gabon, Odonates: 1re Note. Annales Societe Entomologique France, 11, 679-696. [PDF file]

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