Agriocnemis angustirami Pinhey, 1974
Liberian Wisp

Type locality: Mt Coffee, Liberia


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

Habitat description

Standing and probably often temporary waters shaded by or in open areas in forest, possibly especially near mangroves. Usually with emergent vegetation. From 0 to 400 m above sea level.


confirmed: Liberia; Sierra Leone

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.

Barcode specimen(s):

Female; Liberia, Grand Bassa County, Buchanan © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.

Male; Liberia, Grand Bassa County, Buchanan © Dijkstra, K.-D.B.


  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1974). A revision of the African Agriocnemis Selys and Mortonagrion Fraser (Odonata Coenagrionidae). Occasional Papers National Museums Rhodesia, Natural Science, 5, 171-278 [PDF file]

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