Anax Leach in Brewster, 1815

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 113-114

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Anax Leach in Brewster, 1815
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Anax Leach in Brewster, 1815 

Large, strong flying dragonflies ( Fig. 61View FIGURE 61); most of the five New World species are widespread, including the two species recorded in Ecuador. Geijskes (1968) clarified the status of A. concolor  ; for a key to the species, see Needham et al. (2014). Habitat for the two species in Ecuador is mainly shallow, weedy ponds.

Anax amazili ( Burmeister, 1839)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Paulson (1983), Tsuda (1986, 1991), (H14); GA: * Calvert (1906), Currie (1901), Martin (1908), Martin (1911), Campos (1922), Schmidt (1938), Asahina (1961), Gloger (1964), Turner (1967), ( Peck 1992 —nymph collections from brackish lagoons), (P11); GY: Campos (1922), Calvert (1934), EO: Campos (1927). Also ARG, BRA, CEN, PRY, PER, TTO, URY, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus COL: (P&P); and GUF, SUR: (P16).

Addl. Data. GA, Santa Cruz: 1 ♀, Isla Santiago, Jaboncillo Camp, grasslands, 8–9 iv 1992, leg. J. Cook & S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; 1 ♀, same data but littoral mangrove, UV light, 28 iii 1992 [USNM]; 1 ♀, same data but Bahia Sullivan, arid zone, night UV light [USNM]; 1 ♀, San Cristobal Island (-0.9243, -89.0087, 191m), 26 ii 2014, leg. & det. ACRP [ACRP]; GY, Guayaquil: 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Puerto Grande (-2.93, -80.08, 2m), ii 1936, leg.?, det. P. Calvert [ANSP, FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, 5 ♀♀, Guayaquil, (-2.20, -79.90, 8m), date?, leg. F. Campos, det. MJW [ANSP, FSCA]; 1 ♀, Milagro, ditch/pool S of Milagro, Hwy. E25 (-2.1650, -79.6078, 35m), 8 iii 2010, leg. & det. KJT [FSCA]; LR, Ventanas: 1 ♂, pond/stream 7.2 km E of Hwy. E25, 9 km SW of Quinzaloma (-1.2539, -79.3703, 100m), 21 ii 2010, leg. & det. JTJ [JTJ]; SU, Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 1 ♂, Limoncocha   GoogleMaps, Río Napo   GoogleMaps (-0.4000, 76.6167, 269m), 25 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; 4 ♀♀, same data but 8 xi 1980 [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, 2 ♀♀, same data but Thorn Palm Swamp on Río Napo [ FSCA]; adult, Shushufindi-Southwest Station, 25 viii 1975, leg. A. Langley, det.? [ USNM].

Anax concolor Brauer, 1865  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H06), (P11), (H14). PA: * Tennessen (1998). Also ARG, BOL, BRA, CEN, COL, GUF, SUR, VEN: (H06); (P11).

Addl. Data. MS, Santiago: 2 ♂♂, pond along road between Tayuza and Mendez (-2.7283, -78.1700, 600m), 6 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [SWD]; 1 ♂, pond 5 km N of Bella Union, Hwy. 45, 8 xi 1997, leg. & det. JJD [JJD]; PA, Pastaza: 1 ♂, pond near Comunidad Chuwitayo, S of Puyo, 9 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; NA, Tena, 2 ♂♂, as A. longipes concolor  , J.S.B.S., Pond #4, 24 xi 1991, leg. E. McCallie, Ellen, det.? [USNM]; Archidona: 3 ♂♂, as A. longipes, Cueva Jumandy  , about 5 km N Archidona, 13 ix 1990, leg. OSF, det.? [USNM]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♂, Indiyama 8 iii 1980, leg. & det.? [ QZAC].

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Odonata

Family

Aeshnidae