Elga Ris, 1909

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 157

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Elga Ris, 1909
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Elga Ris, 1909 

One of the two species described in this genus has been reported from Ecuador. For the complicated history of species identification in this genus, see the papers by Machado (1954, 1992). Adults are small, slender dragonflies ( Fig. 93View FIGURE 93) that frequent small forested streams.

Elga leptostyla Ris, 1911  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H06), (P11), (H14); NA: * Tennessen (1996b, 1998). Also in BRA CEN, GUF, GUY, PER, SUR, VEN: (H06, P11); plus COL: (H06), (P&P); plus TTO: (P11).

Addl. Data. NA, Tena: 1 ♀, Río Chinchipino, 27 km E of Puerto Napo (-1.0728, -77.5864, 385m), 15 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 1 cop. pair, 3 ♂♂, same data but 13 xi 1997 [KJT]; 1 ♂, same data but 10 x 2009, leg. & det. JTJ [JTJ]; 1 ♀, same data but 22 vii 1996, leg. & det. SWD [FSCA]; OR, Francisco   GoogleMaps de Orellana: 1 ♀, P.N.Y., Yasuni Biological Research Sta. along trails and roads within 5 km of Res. Sta. (-0.6719, -76.3990, 245m), 18 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, T.B.S, TLE Plot T-8, Sta. 10, Lot #2879, fogging canopy (-0.6319, -76.1442, 220-250m), 21 vii 2002, leg. T. Erwin, det. WFM [ USNM]; 2 ♀♀, T. B.S., Quebrada Harpía (-0.6350, -76.1460, 217m), 5 xii 2012, leg. & det. ACRP [ ACRP]; SU, Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 1 ♀, stream 3 km NW of Shushufindi (-0.1664, -76.6917, 290m), 14 v 2009, leg. KJT, det. RWG [KJT].

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

SU

Stanford University