Phyllomacromia villiersi (Legrand, 1992)
Congo Double-spined Cruiser

Type locality: Mts du Chaillu, Congo


No diagnosis of this species close to P. bicristulata, P. bispina, P. lamottei and P. paula is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Often with coarse detritus and a sandy bottom. Recorded at around 400 m above sea level.


confirmed: Congo-Brazzaville; Gabon

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.


  • Legrand, J. (1992). Une nouvelle Macromia du groupe paula Karsch de la republique populaire du Congo (Odonata, Anisoptera, Corduliidae). Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle, 14, 127-131. [PDF file]

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