Coryphaeschna Williamson, 1903

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 115-117

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Coryphaeschna Williamson, 1903
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Coryphaeschna Williamson, 1903 

Five of the eight species of Coryphaeschna  occur in Ecuador. For identification, refer to Paulson (1994) and Tennessen (2001). These large dragonflies ( Fig. 62View FIGURE 62) occupy shallow weedy ponds and slow reaches of streams, usually in forested areas.

Coryphaeschna adnexa ( Hagen, 1861)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Martin (1909, 1911 —both as Aeschna adnexa  ), Hincks (1934), Geijskes (1943), Paulson (1983), Tsuda (1986, 1991), Steinmann (1997b), (H06)) (P11), (H14); GY: * Calvert (1906)), Campos (1922, 1931 —both as A. adnexa  ), Calvert (1956); EO: Campos (1927); NA: Calvert (1956), Daigle (1996). Also ARG, BRA, CEN, COL, GUF, PRY, PER, SUR, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus TTO (P11).

Addl. Data. LR, Buena Fé: 1 ♀, [Consumulo] S Río Palenque (-0.58, -79.35, 175m), 11 vi 1974, leg. J. Longi- no, det. JJD [FSCA]; 1 ♂, Babahoyo, swamp at Babahoyo, 21 vi 1975, leg. J. Cohen, A. Langley & P. Monnig, leg.? [USNM]; NA, Tena: 1 ♂, Río Sinde, pond, 5 km E of Puerto Napo (-1.0517, -77.7544, 450m), 13 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 1 ♂, same data but 22 vii 1996, leg. & det. JJD [JJD]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, same data but leg. & det. WFM [FSCA, LSAM]; 1 ♂, J.S.B.S., 23 km E of Puerto Napo, Tropical Wet Forest, 18 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [UTIC]; 3 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Río Napo slough, 3.2 km E of Puerto Napo, 23 vii 1996, leg. & det. JJD [JJD]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♂, pond near trib. of Río Payamino   GoogleMaps, road to Loreto, 1.7 km W of Coca Road (-0.4367, -77.0017, 258m), 13 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but 18 xi 1997 [ KJT]; 1 ♀, P.N.Y., 2.1 km E of Yasuni Biological Research Sta., pond and swamp (-0.6741, -76.3685, 244m), 15 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [FSCA]; SU, Shushufindi: Limoncocha (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 24 vii 1977, leg. & det. DRP [DRP]; 1 ♂, same data but 23 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [FSCA, KJT]; 1 ♀, same data but 25 viii 1980 [UTIC]; 1 ♂, same data but lawn, 23 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [JJD]; 1 ♂, same data but 24 viii 1980 [UTIC]; 1 ♀, same data but forest trail, 24 vii 1971, leg. D. Pearson, det. DRP [DRP]; 1 ♀, same data but Río Napo, 16 xi 1973, leg. B. Drummond III, det.? [FSCA]; 1 ♀, same data but 15 i 1964; 1 ♂, same data but 19 iv 1974 [FSCA]; same data but 6 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 1 xi 1980 [FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but 18 xi 1980; 1 ♂, same data but Thorn Palm Swamp “on Río Napo,” xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [FSCA]; “La Selva, 100 km E of Coca, Manicocha,” 12 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [FSCA].

Coryphaeschna amazonica De Marmels, 1989  . Publ. Recs. ECU:*(H14). Also BRA, CEN, GUF, PER, SUR, VEN: ( H06), (P16).

Addl. Data. ES, Quininde: 1 ♂, Río Hoja Blanca, 3 km N of Río Canande Reserve, 35 km NE of Quininde (0.5439, -79.2035), date not provided, data provided by WAH & DLW; PA, Pastaza: 1 ♂, Comuna San Ramon   GoogleMaps (- 1.3786, -77.8670), date not provided; data provided by WAH & DLW.

Coryphaeschna diapyra Paulson, 1994  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H06)), (P11), (H14); SU: * Paulson (1994). Also CEN, VEN: (H06), (P11).

Addl. Data. SU, Shushufindi: 3 ♂♂, Limoncocha, Thorn Palm Swamp   GoogleMaps “on Río Napo ” (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 26 xi 1980, leg. MJW, det. DRP [ FSCA].

Coryphaeschna huaorania Tennessen, 2001  . Publ. Recs. ECU: ( Paulson 2004a) (P11), (H14); MS: * Tennessen (2001 — Holotype & Allotype: [Patuca], [about 1 ml N], 43.4 km S of Sucua, large pond [about 5 km N of Mendez road jct] (-2.7283, -78.2700, 600m), 6 xi 1997, leg. TWD [FSCA]); NA: * Tennessen (2001); OR: * Tennessen (2001). Note: So far reported only from Ecuador.

Addl. Data. NA, Tena: 1 ♀, pool near Río Napo, 3.2 km E of Puerto Napo (-1.0456, -77.7467, 420m), 23 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♂, P. N.Y., pool near Río Sabaleto, 17 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, pond, Loreto Road   GoogleMaps, 11 km W of Río Payamino ferry [now bridge] (-0.4800, -77.0800, 300m), 18 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, 11.8 km W on Loreto Road, large pond (-0.4742, -77.0583, 285m), 18 xi 1997, leg. WFM, det. KJT [FSCA].

Coryphaeschna viriditas Calvert, 1952  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Paulson (1983), Tsuda (1986, 1991), (H06), (P11), (H14); GY: Calvert (1956); LJ: * Campos (1925 —as C. virens  ). Also BOL, BRA, CEN, COL, GUF, GUY, PRY, PER, VEN, SUR: (H06), Paulson (2009); plus TTO: (P11).

Addl. Data. PA, Pastaza: 1 ♀, old road to Tena, 22 km E of Puyo, 2 m wide polluted stream bordered by forest and cutover area (-1.424, -77.874), date not provided; data provided by WAH & DLW.

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

BRA

Slovak National Museum

CEN

EMBRAPA Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia - CENARGEN

PER

City Museum

VEN

Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Odonata

Family

Aeshnidae