Phyllogomphus moundi Fraser, 1960

Type locality: Ibadan, Nigeria


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

Habitat description

Rivers and streams, but possibly also large lakes, mostly in open areas in forest, but possibly also shaded by (gallery) forest. Often with a sandy and/or soft (like muddy) bottom. From 0 to 600 m above sea level.


confirmed: Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Republic of Guinea; 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.

Barcode specimen(s):

Female; Liberia, Grand Gedeh County, Putu Iron Ore Mining concession © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & A. Dayeker


  • Fraser, F.C. (1960). Phyllogomphus moundi, a new species of Odonata from lbadan, Nigeria, tropical Africa. Revue Zoologie Botanique Africaines, 62, 141-144. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-07-21].