Phyllocycla Calvert, 1948,

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 136-138

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Phyllocycla Calvert, 1948
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Phyllocycla Calvert, 1948 

A species-rich genus in the Neotropics, although only three species have been found in Ecuador ( Fig.76View FIGURE 76). The major reference for identification is Belle (1988a). The nymphs live in slow portions of small to mid-sized streams where silt and sand have accumulated.

Phyllocycla anduzei (Needham, 1943)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: * Dunkle (1981), (H06), (P11), (H14); NA: Tennessen (1996b); PA: Belle (1988a). Also BOL, COL, PER, VEN, TTO: (H06), (P11).

Addl. Data. NA, Tena: 1 ♂, Puerto Napo, 5.3 km E, Río Sinde on J.S.B.S. Road (-1.0500, -77.7481, 450m), 15 vi 1995, leg. & det. SWD [DRP]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Puerto Napo 11.2 km E of Hwy. 45 on J.S.B.S., Río Tiyuyacu (-1.0500, -77.7086, 420m), 15 vi 1995, leg. & det. JJD [JJD]; 5 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [KJT, RWG]; 4 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. WFM [FSCA, QZAC, USNM]; 7 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. SWD [RWG, SWD]; 1 ♀, Río Chinchipino, 27 km E of Puerto Napo (-1.0728, -77.5864, 385m), 13 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; SU, Lago Agrio: 1 ♂, Santa Cecilia, 24 km W of Lago Agrío on road to Baeza   GoogleMaps (0.12, -77.07, 335m), 20 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 1 cop. pair, Limoncocha   GoogleMaps, forest edge, 26 vii 1977, leg. & det. DRP [ DRP]; 1 ♂, Limoncocha   GoogleMaps, Río   GoogleMaps Napo (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 24 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA].

Phyllocycla hespera ( Calvert, 1909)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Saint Quentin (1967), Paulson (1983 —as Aphylla hespera  ), Davies & Tobin (1984), Tsuda (1986, 1991), Steinmann (1997b—as A. hespera  ), (H06), (P11), (H14); GY: Tennessen & Johnson (2008); LR: * Calvert (1909 —as G. hesperus  “quevedo”, Holotype [ANSP], Campos (1922 —as G. hesperus  ), Bridges (1993 —as G. hesperus  ), Belle (1988a).

Addl. Data. GY, Balao: 1 ♂, stream, banana plantation, 2 km E of Hwy. 25 & Balao jct. (-2.9100, -79.6919, 70m), 28 iii 2008, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. JTJ [JTJ]; LR, Babahoyo: 1 ♂, Playas de Juan Montalvo near Balzapamba, W of Andes (-1.8167, -79.2833, 15m), 19 iv 1938, leg. WCM, det. J. Belle 1981, from UMMZ [ RWG]; Buena Fé, 1 ♂, [Consumulo], S Río Palenque (-0.58, -79.35, 175m), 11 vi 1974, leg. J. Longino, det.? [ FSCA]; Quevedo: 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, stream 16 km E of Hwy. E25 from Formisa, 23 ii 2010, leg. & det. JJD [ JJD].

Note: An Ecuador endemic.

Phyllocycla malkini Belle, 1970  . Publ. Recs. ECU: * Dunkle (1981), Tsuda (1991), (H06), (P11), (H14); SU: Belle (1988a). Also BRA, PER: (H06), (P11).

Addl. Data. OR, La Joya de los Sachas: 1 ♂, Limoncocha [just W of village], Río Playaco (-0.42, -76.63, 300m), 22 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; SU, Lago Agrio: 1 ♂, [Santa Cecillia], 24 km W of Lago Agrío on road to Baeza, 20 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 5 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Limoncocha   GoogleMaps, Río   GoogleMaps Napo (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 10 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; 6 ♂♂, same data but 17 xi 1980 [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but forest stream, 6 iii 1972, leg. D. Pearson, det. DRP [ DRP]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, same data but 25 vii 1977, leg. & det. DRP ( DRP).

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

UMMZ

University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology

SU

Stanford University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Odonata

Family

Gomphidae