Phyllomacromia legrandi (Gauthier, 1987)
Legrand's Cruiser

Type locality: Cascades de Kpimé, Togo


No diagnosis of this species close to (and possibly synonymous with) P. melania is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Probably often with submerged roots, coarse detritus and/or a gravelly bottom.


confirmed: Ghana; Togo

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.


  • Gauthier, A. (1987). Macromia legrandi n. sp., Odonate nouveau du Togo (Corduliidae). Annales Limnologie, 23, 61-63. [PDF file]

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