Megapodagrion Selys, 1885,

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 90

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Megapodagrion Selys, 1885
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Megapodagrion Selys, 1885 

A monotypic genus recently discovered in Ecuador. See De Marmels (2001a) for identification. Adults are mostly brown and tan with the tips of the abdomen grayish white ( Fig. 48View FIGURE 48); they perch with their wings out. The nymphs and their habitat are apparently unknown.

Megapodagrion megalopus Selys, (1869)  . Podagrion megalopus Selys, 1869  . Synonym: Megapodagrion arachne Racenis, 1959  . Publ. Recs. ECU (H14). Also BRA, GUY, PER, VEN (H08).

Addl. Recs. SU, Cuyabeno   GoogleMaps: adult, Río San Francisco, Nicky Lodge on Río Cuyabeno (-0.1977, -75.9243, 210 m), date not provided, data provided by WAH & DLW [WAH].