Neoneura Selys, 1869,

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 66-68

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Neoneura Selys, 1869
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Neoneura Selys, 1869 

Neoneura  damselflies are slightly stockier than most others in the subfamily. Four species have been recorded for Ecuador; adults are often predominantly red and black ( Fig. 35aView FIGURE 35), although one species is green and yellow with black stripes ( Fig. 35bView FIGURE 35). Another species that is mostly blue and red has not been found in Ecuador but most likely occurs there. The genus was revised by Garrison (1999), although one species was described since (see Wasscher & Van’T Bosch 2013). Most species inhabit slow to moderate streams and rivers in forest, hovering close to the water surface; they can be extremely wary of movement.

Neoneura confundens Wasscher  & Van’t Bosch, 2013. Publ Recs. ECU: *Wasscher & Van’t Bosch (2013), (P16). Also ARG, BOL, BRA, COL, GUF, GUY, PER, SUR, TTO, VEN: Wasscher & Van’t Bosch (2013), (P16).

Addl. Data. EO, Santa Rosa: 2 ♂♂, stream, 12 km E of Arenillas, Hwy. 25 (-3.5244, -79.9831, 30m), 29 iii 2008, leg. & det. KJT—as N. bilinearis  [FSCA]; LR, Montalvo: 3 ♂♂, small stream 1.8 km N of Hwy. 491, 25 km E of Babahoyo (-1.8111, -79.3189), 7 iii 2010, leg. & det. JJD [JJD]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT—as N. bilinearis  [FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. JTJ [JTJ].

Note: All prior records for N. bilinearis  from Ecuador should be this species. The listing by Wasscher & Van’t Bosch (2013) “E of Babahoyo, pers. comm. JTJ” is based on the locality data herein. The Ecuador record is the only Pacific slope record based on the locality map of Wasscher and Van’t Bosch (2013). This widespread species should be found on the east slope also.

Neoneura denticulata Williamson, 1917  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Garrison (1999), (L05) (H08), (P11), (H14); OR: *Daigle (1996), von Ellenrieder & Garrison (2011). Also BRA, PER, VEN: (H08), (P11); plus SUR: (P16).

Addl. Data. OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♂, Río Savaleto 2, Yasuni   GoogleMaps road at km 31.0, Yasuni Preserve   GoogleMaps (- 0.6569, -76.4528, 216m), 17 vii 1996, leg. & det. JJD [ JJD]; 1 ♂, road S from Pompeya   GoogleMaps, Río Bogi   GoogleMaps 1, Río Tiputini   GoogleMaps tributary, 32 km SE of Pompeya, 5 km W of Yasuni Station, (-0.6758, -76.4394, 230m), date not provided, data provided by WAH & DLW.

Neoneura rubriventris Selys, 1860  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Garrison (1999), (H08), (P11), (H14); * Tennessen (1996b); OR: Dunkle (1981), SU: Donnelly (1998). Also BRA GUY, PER, VEN: (L05); (P11); plus BOL: (H08); and COL: Palacino et al. (2017).

Addl. Data. OR, Francisco de Orellana: 25 ♂♂, 1 ♀, [La Nueva Esperanza] [across Río Napo from] near Pri- mavera “Limoncocha” Río Napo & lake Taracoa (-0.45, -76.77, 300m), 27 vii 1977, leg. DRP & S. Hills, det. DRP [ DRP, FSCA, RWG]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 26 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ KJT, SWD]; 1 ♂, same data but 4 xi 80, leg. MJW & D. Robinson, det. MWJ [ FSCA]; 3 ♂♂, trib. of Río Payamino, road to Loreto, 1.7 km W of jct. with Coca Road   GoogleMaps (-0.4367, -77.0017, 258 m), 13 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT, FSCA]; 1 ♀, stream 6.2 km down Waorani Road, P.N.Y., 16 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ FSCA]; SU, Shushufindi: 4 ♂♂, [Limoncocha] E, N of La Selva Lodge, Lago Mandicocha   GoogleMaps & outlet stream “coca” (about 100 km E on Río   GoogleMaps Napo) (-0.4983, -76.3733, 200m), 25 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [ FSCA, SWD]; 2 ♂♂, La Selva, Hyacinth Lake   GoogleMaps, 2 v 1990, leg. E. Smith, det. WFM [ SWD].

Neoneura rufithorax Selys, 1886  .(H14 as “cf.”) Publ. Recs. BRA, PER: (H08), (P16); plus COL: (P16); and (VEN): (DeMarmels 2016).

Addl. Data. OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♂, Estacion Cientifica Yasuni, Río Tiputini , 39 km SE of Pompeya, 61 km ESE of Coca, (-0.6758, -76.4394, 230m), date not provided, data provided by WAHGoogleMaps  & DLWGoogleMaps  .

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

SU

Stanford University