Fylgia 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: 168-169

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Fylgia Kirby, 1889
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Fylgia Kirby, 1889 

A monotypic genus ( Kirby 1889; De Marmels 1989). Very small dragonfly with white eyes, black thorax and red abdomen ( Fig. 96View FIGURE 96), found in shaded pools with leaf litter on bottom.

Fylgia amazonica Kirby, 1889  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H06), (P11), (H14); NA: * Tennessen (1998); OR: * Tennessen (1998), von Ellenrieder & Garrison (2011). Also BRA, GUF, GUY, PER, SUR, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus COL: (P16).

Addl. Data. NA, Tena,: 3 ♂♂, oxbow pool, Río Chinchipino, 27.7 km E of Puerto Napo (-1.0728, -77.5864, 385m), 13 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; 1 ♂, J.S.B.S., zona encharcada camiño Napo (-1.0652, -77.6196, 404m), 2 xi 2014, leg. & det. ACRP (pers. comm., ACRP); OR, Francisco   GoogleMaps de Orellana: 1 ♂, forest swamp, P.N.Y. (- 0.6508, -76.3558, 200m), 15 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, same data but 16 xi 1997 [ KJT]; 3 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; SU, Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 1 ♂, [Limoncocha] [about 40 km E] or 100 km E of Coca [on Río Napo], Lago Garzacocha, La Selva Jungle Lodge (-0.4819, -76.3733, 235m), 12 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD].

Gynothemis Calvert in Ris, 1909

Two species of this small genus of small dragonflies ( Fig. 97View FIGURE 97) are found in Ecuador, one of which we have not identified yet. Some of the species now included in this genus had been placed in Macrothemis. The habitat is small forested pools containing leaf litter (Fleck 2004).

* Gynothemis pumila ( Karsch, 1890)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H14). Also BRA, COL, GUF, GUY, PER, TTO, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus SUR: (P16).

Addl. Data. NA, Tena: 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, Puerto Napo, 23 km E, J.S.B.S., tropical wet forest 18 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [FSCA]; 1 ♀, same data but 16 x 1988; SU, Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, stream about 3 km SW of Shushufindi (-0.2136, -76.6786), 13 x 2009, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♀♀, trails, small streams 3 km W of Shushufindi, 2+ km N off Hwy. 26 at km marker 17 (-0.1664, -76.6917, 290m), 13 x 2009, leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ]; same data but 1 ♂, 1 ♀, 28 x 2013, leg. & det. CDK [ FSCA].

Gynothemis  sp. unresolved: OR, Loreto: 1 ♀, forest about 12 km NE of Loreto (-0,6217, -77.2600, 365m), 12 x 2009, leg. & det. KJT [KJT].

SU

Stanford University

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology