Lestinogomphus minutus Gambles, 1968
Minute Fairytail

Type locality: Batati near Bida , Nigeria


No diagnosis of this species known only from females is presently available. Please refer the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known well, but probably rivers in open landscapes. Probably often with coarse detritus. Recorded at around 100 m above sea level.


confirmed: Benin; Nigeria

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.


  • Gambles, R.M. (1968). A new species of Lestinogomphus Martin 1912 (Odonata), and the hitherto undescribed male of Microgomphus camerunensis Longfield 1951. Entomologist, 1968, 281-288. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2024-06-17].