Dasythemis Karsch, 1889,

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 153

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Dasythemis Karsch, 1889
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Dasythemis Karsch, 1889 

One of the four species of this genus occurs in Ecuador ( Fig. 89View FIGURE 89). See Ris (1910) for identification. Adults are slight of stature; they perch near partly shaded ponds and swamps.

Dasythemis esmeralda Ris, 1910  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Campos (1925), Fraser (1946b), Geijskes (1971), Paulson (1983), Davies & Tobin (1984), Tsuda (1986, 1991), Steinmann (1997b), (H06), (P11), (H14); ES: * Ris (1910 — type series, 2 ♂♂, Esmeralda, “from Selys”), Schmidt (1942), Bridges (1993); OR: von Ellenrieder & Garrison (2011); SU: Donnelly (1998). Also BOL, BRA, COL, GUF, PER, SUR, TTO, VEN: ( P11).

Huamboya: 1 cop. pair, Macas, 58 km N on Hwy. 45 (70 km N of Sucua), roadside ditch and tribs. near Río Pasanac (-1.9447, -77.8536, 762m), 10 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [FSCA]; NA, Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola: 1 ♂, [Ila], 49 km N of Puyo on road to Tena Río Anzu [mistakenly listed as “Río Pastaza ”] (-1.20, -77.87, 512m), 26 x 1980, leg. & det. MJW [FSCA]; Tena: 1 ♂, J.S.B.S., near Tena, clearing near stream (450m), 19 vi 1994, leg. A. Jaramilo, det. DRP [DRP]; 1 ♂, same data but 16 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [SWD]; 4 ♂♂, 5.3 km E Puerto Napo on J.S.B.S. Road, Río Sinde (-1.0500, -77.7481, 450m), 16 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [RWG, SWD]; 1 ♂, same data but 13 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [FSCA]; 1 ♂, Puerto Napo, 17.2 km E on J.S.B.S. road, pool near stream (340m), 22 vii 1996, leg. & det. SWD [SWD]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 4 ♂♂, seepage stream 2.1 km E of Yasuni station, Yasuni Preserve, 15 xi 1997, leg. & det. JJD [ JJD]; 3 ♂♂, swamp, P.N.Y. (-0.6542, -76.3542, 200m), 15 x 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, P.N.Y., 8 km N of Waorani Road on Yasuni Road palm swamp just S of Río Bogi 2 Este   GoogleMaps, km marker 42.3 (-0.6734, -76.4397), 12 vi 1995, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, P.N.Y., grassy semi-shaded pools/ stream, 5.6 km W Yasuni Road on PC 29-30 (-0.7133, -76.3000, 200m), 10 vi 1995, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 ♀, pond, Loreto Road, 11.8 km W of Río Payamino ferry, 18 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 4 ♂♂, 1 ♀, T. B.S., USFQ, Mauritia palm swamp off Guacamayo trail at marker 2100 (-0.6331, -76.1628, 220m), 20 i 2009, leg. & det. RWG & NVE [ NVE]; Loreto: 6 ♂♂, Pano   GoogleMaps, 12 ix 1990, leg. OSF, det.? [ USNM]; 1 ♂, streams and forest trails 12 km E of Loreto, 2+ km S of Hwy. 45 (-0.6217, -77.2600, 365m), 12 x 2009, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, same data but 15 x 2009 [ KJT, RWG]; 1 ♂, same data but 15 x 2009, leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ]; PA, Mera: 1 ♀, Mera   GoogleMaps, 12 km W of Puyo, 5 ii 1976, leg. P. Spangler, det.? [ USNM]; SU, Cascales: 1 ♀, 37 km W of Lago Agrio, river, 20 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; Lago Agrio: 1 ♀, 2 km N. Lago Agrio   GoogleMaps, 26 ix 1975, leg. A. Langley, det.? [ USNM]; 2 ♀♀, Santa Cecilia   GoogleMaps, Río Francisco   GoogleMaps de Orellana, 25–31 iii 1969, leg. P & P Spangler, det.? [ USNM]; 1 cop. pair, 26 km S of Lago Agrio, stream & marsh, 19 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 1 ♂, 1 ♀, 1 cop. pair, Limoncocha   GoogleMaps, Río   GoogleMaps Napo (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 9 xi 1972, leg. E. Stiles, det. DRP [ DRP]; 1 ♂, same data but 10 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, La Selva Lodge, forest (-0.4983, -76.3733, 200m), 25 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; 2 ♀♀, stream about 3 km SW of Shushufindi (-0.2136, -76.6786, 250m), 12 v 2009, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, stream about 3 km NW of Shushufindi (-0.1664, -76.6917, 290m), 14 v 2009, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, same data but 14 x 2009, leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ].

BOL

University of Cape Town

BRA

Slovak National Museum

COL

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

PER

City Museum

VEN

Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

SU

Stanford University