Azuragrion buchholzi (Pinhey, 1971)

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


No diagnosis of this species close to A. nigridorsum is presently available and the limits with that species deserve study. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Standing and often temporary waters, mostly in open areas in forest. Often with emergent and usually aquatic vegetation. From 0 to 2000 m above sea level.


confirmed: Cameroon; Congo-Brazzaville; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon

© Jens Kipping

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.


  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1971). Odonata of Fernando Po Island and of neighbouring Cameroons Territory. Journal Entomological Society Southern Africa, 34, 215-229. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-05-30].