Phyllogomphus pseudoccidentalis Lindley, 1972
Pale Leaftail

Type locality: Bandama River, Korhogo, Cote d'Ivoire


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

Habitat description

Not known, but possibly rivers in open landscapes. Probably often with a soft (like muddy) bottom. Inferred to occur at around 300 m above sea level.


confirmed: Côte d'Ivoire; Gambia; Mali; Senegal; NOT confirmed: 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.


  • Lindley, R.P. (1972). A new species of Phyllogomphus Selys, 1854, and description of the male of P. occidentalis Fraser, 1957 (Anisoptera: Gomphidae). Odonatologica, 1, 249-255. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-06-23].