Heteragrion valgum Donnelly, 1992

Stand-Pérez, Miguel Ángel, Bota-Sierra, Cornelio Andrés & Pérez-Gutiérrez, León Andrés, 2019, Heteragrion demarmelsi sp. nov., with taxonomic notes on Colombian Heteragrion species (Odonata: Heteragrionidae), Zootaxa 4623 (1), pp. 90-112 : 110

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Heteragrion valgum Donnelly, 1992


Heteragrion valgum Donnelly, 1992

( Figs. 6D View FIGURE 6 , 11 View FIGURE 11 G–I, 20)

Material examined: UARC: 1 ♂ 10 December 2005 , Chocó Department, Acandí Municipality, Vereda Rufino, Quebrada Capitancito 8.5787, -77.3109 30m a.s.l., Leg: C. Botero GoogleMaps . ANDES–E: Same data but in 5 ♂♂ .

Remarks: This species was described by Donnelly (1992) from Panama. Here, we report it for the first time from Chocó Department in Colombia. Males are small (abdomen close to 35mm), and have distal abdominal segments (S7–S10) completely orange, cerci strongly curved in dorsal view ( Fig. 11G View FIGURE 11 ) without ventrobasal convexity ( Fig. 11H View FIGURE 11 ) and with a distance between bifurcation of medial process and tip around one fourth the length of the cerci ( Fig 11G View FIGURE 11 ). We did not examine the female.