Phyllomacromia nigeriensis (Gambles, 1971)
Nigerian Cruiser

Type locality: Vom, Nigeria


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

Habitat description

Not known, but probably rivers or streams in open landscapes. Recorded at around 1200 m above sea level.


confirmed: 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.


  • Gambles, R.M. (1971). A new species of Macromia Rambur 1842 (Odonata, Corduliidae) from Nigeria, and the hitherto undescribed female of M. pseudafricana Pinhey 1961. Entomologist, 1971, 177-189. [PDF file]

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