Phyllomacromia funicularioides (Legrand, 1983)
Nimba Cruiser

Type locality: Mt Nimba, Guinea


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

Habitat description

Headwater streams shaded by forest. Probably often with coarse detritus and a gravelly bottom. From 0 to 600 m above sea level, but possibly up to 1200.


confirmed: Guinee-Bissau; Liberia

Appendages (dorsal view)

Appendages (lateral view)

Abdominal segment 2 (lateral 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.

Barcode specimen(s):

Female; Liberia, Nimba County, Makento-Vanyapa Road © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.

Female; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay


  • Legrand, J. (1983). Note sur les odonates actuellement connus des monts Nimba (Afrique occidentale). Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle Serie 5, 4, 152-162. [PDF file]

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