Nephepeltia Kirby, 1889

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 183-185

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Nephepeltia Kirby, 1889
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Nephepeltia Kirby, 1889 

Four of the seven known species of this genus occur in Ecuador. For species identification, see Santos (1950), Rácenis (1953) and von Ellenrieder (2014). These are small dragonflies, mostly black with yellow markings ( Fig. 104View FIGURE 104); adults perch at open to sparsely shaded, vegetated ponds and marshes.

Nephepeltia flavifrons (Karsch, 1889)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H14); OR*—as “ Napo ” von Ellenrieder (2014). Also ARG, BRA, COL, GUF, PRY, PER, SUR, VEN: (P11); also CEN, BOL: von Ellenrieder (2014).

Addl. Data. OR, Francisco de Orellana: 6 ♂♂, Anangu SE across Río Napo from Providencia Lago Anangu   GoogleMaps “on Río Napo ” (-0.5256, -76.4394, 300m), 9 v 1975, leg. B. Drummond III, det. MJW [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but 12 v 1975, leg. T. Emmel, det. MJW [ FSCA].

Nephepeltia flavipennis von Ellenrieder, 2014  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H14); SU * von Ellenrieder (2014 — 1 paratype ♂, Baeza-Lago Agrío road, 53 km NE Chaco, ponds (0.0167, -76.3167), 18 viii 1980, leg. SWD [FSCA]). Also BRA, PER: von Ellenrieder (2014).

Note: This recently described species is known in Ecuador from the one paratype specimen which was collected near a vegetated pond ( von Ellenrieder 2014).

Nephepeltia leonardina Racenis, 1953  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H06), (P11), (H14); NA: * Tennessen (1996b), Daigle (1996), von Ellenrieder (2014), OR: von Ellenrieder (2014), SU: Donnelly (1998), von Ellenrieder (2014). Also PER, VEN: (H06), (P16); plus ARG, BOL, BRA, PRY: von Ellenrieder (2014).

Addl. Data. MS, Santiago: 1 ♂, pond along road between Tayuza and Mendez (-2.7283, -78.2700, 600m), 6 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [SWD]; NA, Tena: 1 ♂, [Puerto Napo], [upstream near jct with Río Mulatos] Jatun Yacu, Río Napo watershed (-1.05, -77.98, 700m), iii 1937, leg. WCM, det. JJD [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 24 ii 1937 [ FSCA]; adult, 1 km S of Tena, 26–28 v 1977, leg. P. Spangler & D. Givens, det.? [ USNM]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 8 km S of Tena [ USNM]; 1 ♂, J.S. B.S., near Tena, large pond (-1.0500, -77.7833, 450m), leg. A. Jaramillo, det. DRP [ DRP]; 5 ♂♂, Puerto Napo, 23 km E at J.S. B.S., tropical wet forest (-1.07, -77.60, 450m), 18 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [ FSCA, UTIC, SWD]; 1 ♀, Puerto   GoogleMaps Napo, 5.3 km E on Jatun Sacha Road, Río Sinde   GoogleMaps, swamp and pond approx. 1–2 km upstream (-1.0517, -77.7544, 450m), 15 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, same data but 12 xi 1997 [ KJT]; 3 ♂♂, same data but 22 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC, USNM]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 12 xi 1997 [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but 12 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, Puerto   GoogleMaps Napo, 3.2 km E on J.S.B.S. Road, ponds and flowing marsh (-1.0456, -77.7467, 420m), 23 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, Puerto   GoogleMaps Napo, 2nd stream E of Río Sinde on J.S.B.S. Road, 23 vii 1996, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 3 ♂♂, Puerto   GoogleMaps Francisco de Orellana, 1.7 km W on Loreto Road   GoogleMaps from Coca-Sachas Road   GoogleMaps, stream, pools &,flowing shallow marsh (-0.4367, -77.0017, 258m), 13 vi 1995, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, LSAM, QZAC]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 4 ♂♂, Puerto   GoogleMaps Francisco de Orellana, 11.8 km w on Loreto Road, large pond (-0.4742, -77.0583, 285m), 18 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC, USNM]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Puerto   GoogleMaps Francisco de Orellana, 12.3 km W on road to Loreto from Coca-Sachas Road, pond (-0.4750, -77.0747, 290m), 13 vi 1995, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 3 ♂♂, [Pompeya Sur] S on [Pompeya Sur-Iro road] at km marker 31, borrow pit near Río Sabaleto   GoogleMaps (-0.60, -76.47, 229m), 17 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC, USNM]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. SWD [ UTIC]; 1 ♂, same data but 17 xi 1997, leg. & det. JJD [ JJD]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, same data but leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, pond, P.N.Y., km marker 29.5, 17 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, swamp pond at km 8, S of Río Napo on Yasuni   GoogleMaps road, 11 vi 1995, leg. & det. SWD [ JJD]; 1 ♀, P.N.Y., swamp (-0.6508, -76.3558, 200m), 16 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; 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]; 2 ♂♂, [La Nueva Esperanza] [across Río Napo from], near Primavera “Limoncocha”, Río   GoogleMaps Napo & Lake Taracoa   GoogleMaps (-0.45, -76.77, 300m), 4 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 26 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; SU, Shushufindi: 1 ♂, 15.7 km S of Shushufindi on Limoncocha road, swamp/marsh/pond, 19 vii 1996, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 2 ♂♂, Limoncocha, Río   GoogleMaps Napo (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 3–16 vi 1977, leg. P. Spangler & D. Givens, det.? [ USNM]; 1 ♂, same data but 6–25 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, same data but forest edge, 23 vii 1977, leg. & det. DRP [ DRP]; 9 ♂♂, same data but lakeshore, 24–26 vii 1977, leg. & det. DRP [ DRP]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, same data but 1 ix 1978, leg. KWK, det. JJD [ FSCA, SWD]; 1 ♂, La Selva Lodge; Lake Mandicocha and outlet stream (-0.4983, -76.3733, 200m), 25 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, La Selva, inlet to Heron Lake   GoogleMaps, 14 iv 1992, leg. E. Smith, det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, pond, about 3 km NW of Shushufindi (-0.1822, -76.6917, 265m), 14 v 2009, leg. & det. KJT [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but 14 x 2009; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ].

Nephepeltia phryne (Perty, 1834)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H06), (P11), (H14); LR: von Ellenrieder (2014), NA: von Ellenrieder (2014); OR: * Tennessen (1996b), von Ellenrieder & Garrison (2011), von Ellenrieder (2014); SD: von Ellenrieder (2014); SU: von Ellenrieder (2014). Also ARG, BRA, CEN, GUF GUY, PER, SUR, TTO, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus COL: (P&P), (P16), von Ellenrieder (2014); and PRY: von Ellenrieder (2014).

Addl. Data. ES, San Lorenzo: 3 ♂♂, 11 km SE San Lorenzo, La Chiquita, 20 viii 1976, leg. J. Cohen, det.? [USNM]; LR, Buena Fé: 4 ♂♂, 1 ♀, [Patricia Pilar], just S at Reserva Palenque [about 47 km S of Santo Domingo] (-0.66, -79.26, 107m), 8 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [FSCA, SWD]; MS, Santiago: 1 ♂, pond along road between Sucua and Mendez (-2.6833, -78.2283, 600m), 6 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [SWD]; NA, Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola: 1 ♂, [Ila], Río Pucauyacu, 22 xi 1934, leg. WCM, det. D. Borror [FSCA]; 1 ♀, J.S.B.S., Pond #19, 12 xi 1991, leg. E. McCallie, det.? [USNM]; 6 ♂♂, Puerto Napo, 5.3 km E of Hwy. 45 on J.S.B.S. Road, Río Sinde (-1.0500, -77.7481, 450m), 13 vi 1996, leg. & det. WFM [FSCA, LSAM, QZAC, USNM]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, leg. & det. SWD [SWD]; 8 ♂♂, 1 cop. pair, same data but 22 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [FSCA, LSAM, QZAC, USNM]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 12 xi 1997 [FSCA, QZAC]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. TWD [SWD]; 1 ♀, Río Chinchipino, 27+ km E of Puerto Napo (-1.0728, -77.5864, 385m), 10 x 2009, leg. & det. JTJ [JTJ]; 1 ♂, same data but 22 vii 1996, leg. & det. SWD [SWD]; 1 ♂, Puerto Napo, 3.2 km E on J.S.B.S. Road, sloughs, 23 vii 1996, leg. & det. SWD [SWD]; 1 ♂, Puerto Napo, 2 nd stream E of Río Sinde on J.S.B.S. Road, 23 vii 1996, leg. & det. SWD [SWD]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: trib. of Río Payamino, road to Loreto, 1.7 km W of jct. with Coca Road   GoogleMaps (-0.4367, -77.0017, 258m), 13 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; 22 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, [La Nueva Esperanza] [across Río Napo from], near Primavera “Limoncocha”, Río   GoogleMaps Napo & Lake Taracoa   GoogleMaps (-0.45, -76.77, 300m), 27 vii 1977, leg. DRP & S. Hills, det. DRP [ DRP]; 8 ♂♂, same data but 26 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ UTIC, SWD]; 7 ♂♂, same data but 4–8 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, [Pompeya Sur] S on [Pompeya Sur-Iro road] at km marker 31, borrow pit near Río Sabaleto (-0.6569, -76.4528, 216m), 17 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC]; 2 ♂♂, P.N.Y., swamp (- 0.6508, -76.3558, 200m), 16 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 4 ♂♂, P.N.Y., 2.1 km E of Yasuni Biological Research Station, pond and swamp (-0.6741, -76.3685, 244m), 15–16 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC, USNM]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, stream 2.3 km E of Yasuni Sci. Res. Sta.   GoogleMaps, 9 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, same data but leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; SU, Lago Agrio: adults, 2 km. N of Lago Agrio, 27 vii 1975, A. Langley, det.? [ USNM]; 2 ♂♂, 17 km S of Lago Agrio, swamp, 19 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Limoncocha   GoogleMaps, Río   GoogleMaps Napo (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 23 viii 1980, leg. & det. SWD [ KJT, SWD]; 7 ♂♂, 2 ♀♀, same data but 14 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, same data but lakeshore, 26 vii 1977, leg. DRP & S. Hills, det. DRP [ DRP]; 1 ♂, La Selva, Garzacocha , 12 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD].

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

LSAM

Louisiana State Arthropod Museum

SU

Stanford University