Planiplax Muttkowski, 1910

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 198

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Planiplax Muttkowski, 1910
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Planiplax Muttkowski, 1910 

For species identification see Ris (1912) and Santos (1949b). A small group, mature males of most species with brilliant red on dorsum of abdomen ( Fig. 109View FIGURE 109). Frequent ponds with emergent and floating vegetation. Very little is known about these wary dragonflies. Ecuador is a new country record for the genus.

* Planiplax machadoi Santos, 1949  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H14). Also BRA, PER: (H06), (P11).

Addl. Data. OR, Francisco   GoogleMaps de Orellana, 3 ♂♂, pond on Coca-Loreto Road (-0.4800, -77.0800, 300m), 18 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, Puerto Francisco de Orellana 11.8 km W on Loreto Road, large pond (0.4742, -77.0583, 285m), 18 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; SU, Shushufindi   GoogleMaps: 2 ♂♂, pond about 3 km NW of Shushufindi (-0.1822, -76.6917, 265m), 14 v 2009, leg. & det. KJT [ FSCA]; Shushufindi, 2 km W on oil pipeline road, Río Shushufindi and isolated pond, date not provided, data provided by WAH & DLW.

* Planiplax phoenicura Ris, 1912  . Also BRA, CEN, GUF, GUY, SUR, TTO, VEN: (P11); plus COL: (P&P).

Addl. Data. MN, El Carmen: 1 ♂, borrow pits about 18 km NW of El Carmen (-0.1350, -79.5797, 185m), 2 iii 2010, leg. & det. KJT [FSCA].

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

SU

Stanford University