Phyllomacromia lieftincki (Fraser, 1954)
Eastern Bronze Cruiser


  • scientific: P. aeneothorax (Nunney, 1895) ssp. lieftincki

Type locality: Fernando Po (= Bioko), Equatorial Guinea


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

Habitat description

Streams and headwaters shaded by forest. Often with coarse detritus, rocks, a gravelly bottom and probably submerged roots. From 800 to 2000 m above sea level, but possibly down to sea level.


confirmed: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; 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.


  • Fraser, F.C. (1954). New species of Macromia from tropical Africa. Revue Zoologie Botanique Africaines, 49, 41-76. [PDF file]
  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1962). Some records of Odonata collected in tropical Africa. Journal Entomological Society Southern Africa, 25, 20-50. [PDF file]

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