Cornigomphus mariannae (Legrand, 1992)


  • scientific: Paragomphus mariannae Legrand, 1992; Onychogomphus mariannae

Type locality: Mt Nimba, Guinea


No diagnosis of this species is presently available, which may be a synonym of C. guineensis. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams shaded by forest. Often with a gravelly and/or sandy bottom and probably coarse detritus. From 200 to 800 m above sea level.


confirmed: Liberia; Republic of Guinea

Male © KD Dijkstra

Female © KD Dijkstra

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):

Male; Liberia, Nimba County, West Nimba Proposed Forest Reserve © Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & M. Darpay

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


  • Legrand, J. (1992). Revue francaise Entomologie Nouvelle Serie, 14, 187-190. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-07-23].