Psaironeura Williamson, 1915

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265 : 71-72

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4628.1.1

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5921391

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Psaironeura Williamson, 1915
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Psaironeura Williamson, 1915

Very slender, small damselflies, the three species in Ecuador being mostly dark with red markings ( Figs. 37a & 37b View FIGURE 37 ). For identification, see Garrison (2004) and Tennessen (2016). Nymphs unknown; habitat appears to be small seepage streams in forest.

Psaironeura angeloi Tennessen, 2016 . Publ. Recs. ES, San Lorenzo: * Tennessen (2016 — Holotype & Allotype: small stream 5.6 km NW of Lita [on San Lorenzo Hwy, near Finca Consuegros] (0.893, -78.510, 1967m), 4 ii 1997, leg. KJT [FSCA]).

Addl. Data. ES, San Lorenzo: 5 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Lita, 1 km NW along RR tracks, seeps, (-0.8792, -78.4589, 535m), 5 ii 1997, leg. JJD, det. KJT [ JJD, FSCA, RWG]. LR, Quevedo   GoogleMaps : 1 ♂, stream 16 km E of Hwy. E25 (from Formisa) (-0.7356, -79.3483, 200m), 23 ii 2010, leg. JTJ, det. KJT [ JTJ]. MN, Flavio Alfaro   GoogleMaps : 3 ♂♂, Chindul, 0.5 km N, small forested stream (0.2389, -79.8742, 30m), 1 iii 2010, leg. JTJ, det. KJT [ JTJ]. 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. JJD [ JJD, FSCA].

Note: All previous references to Psaironeura remissa Calvert from Ecuador should refer to this species. It appears to be a west slope species. Also CEN: KJT (2016); plus COL: ( Palacino 2017).

Psaironeura bifurcata ( Sjöstedt, 1918) . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H14); NA: * Garrison (2004); PA: * Garrison (2004), Tennessen (2006). Also BRA: (L05), (H08), (P11); Plus VEN: (H08), (P16); plus PER (P16); plus COL: Bota-Sierra et al. (2018).

Addl. Data. OR, Loreto, 1 ♂, small stream near Reserva Río Bigal, about 30 km N of Loreto (-0.5642, -77.4114, 900m), 16 v 2009, leg. & det. KJT [ FSCA]; PA, Mera   GoogleMaps , 2 ♂♂, seepage streams, Los Copales Cabanas between Mera and Shell, W of Puyo   GoogleMaps , Hwy.   GoogleMaps 50 (-1.4886, -78.0708, 1021m), 19 ix 2005, leg. & det. JJD [ JJD]; 8 ♂♂, same data but 20 v 2005, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, LSAM, QZAC, USNM]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 22 v 2005 [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, same data but 4 x 2009 [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but 5 x 2009, leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ]; SU, Shushufindi: 1 ♂, Limoncocha, Río   GoogleMaps Napo (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 8 xi 1974, leg. B. Drummond III, det. JJD [ FSCA]:

Note: Garrison (2004) lists additional specific locality data.

Psaironeura tenuissima (Selys, 1886) . Publ. Recs. ECU: Tsuda (1986, 1991), (L05), (H08), (P11), (H14), Bota- Sierra et al. (2015); NA: * Santos (1968 — as P. cerasina ), Garrison (2004); OR: von Ellenrieder & Garrison (2011); PA: * Santos (1968 — as P. cerasina ), Garrison (2004).Also BRA, GUY, PER: (L05), (H08), (P11); plus GUF: (P11), COL, SUR: (P16).

Addl. Data. NA, Tena: 1 ♂, J.S.B.S., small stream (-1.0500, -77.7833, 450m), 16 vi 1994, leg. A. Jaramillo A, det. DRP [DRP]; 1 ♂, same data but 17 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [SWD]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 2 ♂♂, stream near Yasuni Research Station, Yasuni Preserve, 18 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [JJD]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. SWD [FSCA]; 3 ♂♂, stream, 3.6 km from Yasuni Sci. Res. Sta., 18 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [FAL, KJT]; 2 ♂♂, stream, PC 29-30 Road, 3.2 km from jct. with Yasuni Road, 18 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 1 ♂, forest seep, main road., P.N.Y., 15 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, P.N.Y., swamp (-0.6508, -76.3558, 200m), 16 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [SWD]; 1 cop. pair, 11 ♂♂, 1 ♀, T.B.S., USFQ, [various locations] (-0.6383, -76.1492, 220-240m), 1–2 i 2009, leg. & det. RWG & NVE [NVE, RWG, USFQ]; Loreto: 1 ♂, stream about 12 km NE of Loreto (-0.6217, -77.2600, 365m), 15 x 2009, leg. & det. KJT [FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. JTJ [JTJ]; 1 ♂, Río Pacai-Yacu “Paciyacu”, “Concepcion-Río Napo” (-1.6667, -77.4167, 400m), 28 xii 1939, leg. WCM, det. RWG [UMMZ]; 2 ♂♂, Cotopino [?Río Cotopino, between Napo and Francisco de Orellana] (-1.00, -78.70, 400m), ii 1950, leg. WCM, det. RWG [RWG,UMMZ]; SU, Shushufindi: 1 ♂, Limoncocha, Río Napo (300m), leg. B. Drummond III, det. WFM, from KWK [FSCA]; 1 ♂, streams in hill forest S of Napo River from La Selva, 13 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [SWD].

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

LSAM

Louisiana State Arthropod Museum

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

SU

Stanford University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Odonata

Family

Protoneuridae