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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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 & 37bView 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