Umma femina Longfield, 1947
Angola Sparklewing

Type locality: Sangévé, Angola


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

Habitat description

Not known well, but probably streams shaded by gallery forest. Probably often with submerged roots, coarse detritus and/or a gravelly bottom. Only recorded at around 1300 and 2200 m above sea level.


confirmed: Angola

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.


  • Longfield, C. (1947). The Odonata of South Angola. Arquivos do Museu Bocage, Lisboa, 16, 1-31. [PDF file]
  • Pinhey, E.C.G.(1975). A collection of odonata from Angola. Arnoldia, 7, 1-16. [PDF file]

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