Neurolestes trinervis Selys, 1885
Guinea Flatwing

Type locality: Old Thal Mts, Cameroon


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

Habitat description

Mostly seeps and springs, but also headwater streams, shaded by forest. Often with emergent vegetation, usually with coarse detritus. From 0 to 1800 m above sea level.


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

Male © Nicolas Meziere

Appendages (dorsal view)

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):

Adult, male; Gabon, Haut-Ogoué, Parc de la Lékédi, Module 3 © Mézière, Nicolas ; Julien, Renoult

Male; Gabon, Ogoué-Lolo, route Koulamoutou-Pana © Mézière, Nicolas

Male; Gabon, Haut-Ogooué, "Africa No1" (= Station de radiodiffusion de Moyabi) © Dijkstra, K.-D.B., Nicolas Mézière & Cédric Vanappelghem

Male; Gabon, Haut-Ogooué, Bakoumba-Parc de la Lékédi © RMNH_INS_502486


  • de Sélys-Longchamps, E. (1885). Programme d'une revision des agrionines. Annales Societe Entomologique Belgique, 29, 141-146
  • Martin, R. (1907). Odonates de la Guinée espagnole. Memorias Sociedad espanola Historia natural, 1, 421-432. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-06-19].