Calvertagrion St. Quentin, 1960,

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 46-47

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Calvertagrion St. Quentin, 1960


Calvertagrion St. Quentin, 1960 

Small damselflies, the one species recorded in Ecuador marked with blue and black on head and thorax, abdomen mostly black with narrow green rings and yellow on sides, but young adults are orange-ocher with the abdomen greenish yellow ( Fig. 18View FIGURE 18). See Tennessen (2015) for identification. Habitat includes small marshy streams and shallow pools and ditches near rainforest. Nymph is unknown.

Calvertagrion mauffrayi Tennessen, 2015  . Publ. Recs. OR: * Tennessen (2015 — Holotype ♂: P.N.Y., ditch near Río Savaleto, Yasuni Road km marker 31 (-0.4700, -76.5850), 12 vi 1995, leg. KJT (FSCA); Allotype ♀: same data but, 7 vi 1996, leg. KJT [FSCA]); NA: Tennessen (2015); SU: Tennessen (2015). Also COL: Bota-Sierra et al. (2018).

Note: From Tennessen (2015), “ Calvertagrion mauffrayi was collected in a variety of shallow ponds and ditch- es filled with water in the upper Amazon basin of Ecuador, perching on and/or flying low amidst grasses and other partly shady vegetation. They did not occur in nearby deeply shaded rainforest.”