Tramea Hagen, 1861,

Mauffray, William F. & Tennessen, Kenneth J., 2019, A Catalogue and Historical Study of the Odonata of Ecuador, Zootaxa 4628 (1), pp. 1-265: 203-205

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Tramea Hagen, 1861
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Tramea Hagen, 1861 

See Ris (1913) and De Marmels & Rácenis (1982) for species identification. Adults ( Fig. 114View FIGURE 114) perch in open areas near lentic habitats. Females oviposit in tandem. Four species of Tramea  occur in Ecuador.

Tramea abdominalis ( Rambur, 1842)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: (H06), (P11), (H14): GY: * Campos (1922); LR; * Campos (1922). Also ARG, BRA, CEN, COL, PRY, PER, TTO, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus SUR: (P11).

Addl. Data. ES, San Lorenzo: 1 ♂, pool, 36.5 km NW of Lita, near Urbina, 3 ii 1997, leg. & det. KJT [KJT]; MS, Santiago: 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, [Patuca] [about 1 km N], 43.4 km S of Sucua, large pond [about 5 km N of Mendez road jct] (-2.7283, -78.2700, 600m), 6 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD; 2 ♂♂, same data but 7 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, same data but 8 xi 1997; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, 1 tan. pair, same data but leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC]; NA, Tena: 1 ♂, Puerto Napo, 23 km E, J.S. B.S., tropical wet forest (-1.07, -77.60, 450m), 18 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, J.S. B.S., Pond #14, 23 xi 1991, leg. E. McCallie, det.? [ USNM]; 2 ♂♂, J.S. B.S., Pond #16A, 16–23 xi 1991, leg. B. Sharp, det.? [ USNM]; 1 ♂, J.S. B.S., near Tena on building (450m), 20 vi 1994, leg. A. Jaramillo, det. DRP [ DRP]; 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), 13 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 12 xi 1997, leg. WFM [ FSCA, QZAC]; 1 ♀, same data but 15 vi 1995, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 cop. pair, pool near Río Napo, 3.2 km E of Puerto Napo (-1.0456, -77.7467, 420m), 23 vii 1996, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 tan. pair, same data but leg. & det. WFM [ QZAC]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♀, P.N.Y., 6.2 km W of Yasuni Road on PC 29-30, pool/stream, 10 vi 1995, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; PC, San Miguel de los Bancos   GoogleMaps: 1 ♂, Mindo, Mindo Gardens Ecolodge, vegetated cement pond (-0.0270, -78.7560, 1330m), 3 ix 2018, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; SU, Shushufindi: 1 ♂, Limoncocha, Río   GoogleMaps Napo (-0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 11 v 1975, leg. B. Drummond III, det. WFM [ FSCA]; 11 ♂♂, 1 ♀, same data but 8–26 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA]; ZC, Zamora: 1 ♂, tilapia ponds and small streams, Hosteria El Arenal, about 1 km S of Cumbaratza (-4.0017, -78.8753, 950m), 3 iv 2008, leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ].

Tramea binotata ( Rambur, 1842)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: *Navás (1923), Campos (1925), Maria (1938), Racenis (1954 —as Trapezostigma binotata  ), Paulson (1983), Tsuda (1986, 1991), (H06), (P11), (H14); GY: Ris (1913b). Also ARG, BRA, CEN, COL, GUF, PRY, PER, SUR, TTO, VEN: (H06), (P11).

Addl. Data. MS, Santiago: 1 ♀, [ Patuca ], [about 1 km N], 43.4 km S of Sucua, large pond [about 5 km N of Mendez road jct] (-2.75, -78.27, 488m), 7 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [ QZAC]; 2 ♂♂, same data but 8 xi 1997 [ FSCA, QZAC]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, same data but 6 xi 1997, leg. & det. TWD [ SWD]; NA, Tena : 2 ♂♂, Tena (500m), leg. F. Campos, det. MJW [ ANSP]; 1 ♂, J. S.B. S., Pond #4, 14 xi 1991, leg. E. McCallie, det.? [ USNM]; 1 ♂, J. S.B. S., near Tena , pond (450m), 18 vi 1994, leg. A. Jaramillo, det. DRP [ DRP]; 1 ♂, Puerto Napo, 5.3 km E of Hwy. 45 on J.S.B.S. Road, Río Sinde   GoogleMaps (-1.0500, -77.7481, 450m), 22 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [ LSAM]; 1 ♀, same data but 16 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, same data but 9 x 2009, leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ]; 1 cop. pair, Puerto Napo, 31.7 km E of Hwy. 45 on J.S.B.S. Road   GoogleMaps, marshy area (-1.0572, -77.5923, 396m), 13 vii 1996, leg. & det. WFM [ QZAC]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♂, ditch, Yasuni Road , 20.5 km N of Sci. Res. Sta., 11 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 1 ♂, P.N.Y., 29 km N of Waorani Road on Yasuni Road   GoogleMaps, road- side ditch and pond (-0.4917, -76.5584, 216m), 11 vi 1995, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; 2 ♂♂, Puerto Francisco de Orellana, 12.3 km W on road to Loreto from Coca-Sachas Road   GoogleMaps, pond (-0.4750, -77.0747, 290m), 13 vi 1995, leg. & det. WFM, [ FSCA, QZAC]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 3 ♂♂, Puerto Francisco de Orellana 11.8 km W on Loreto Road   GoogleMaps, large pond (-0.4742, -77.0583, 285m), 18 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA, LSAM. QZAC]; 1 ♂, same data but leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; PA, Santa Clara : 1 ♂, 39 km N of Puyo , 5 vi 1977, leg. P. Spangler & D. Givens, det.? [ USNM]; Pastaza: 1 ♂, pond 3 km N of Comunidad Chuwitayo, S of Puyo , 9 xi 1997, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 1 ♀, Cuasha, approximately 1.5 km N on Hwy. 45, [91.5 km N of Sucua], hard bottomed pond (-1.85, -77.82, 884m), 9 xi 1997, leg. & det. WFM [ FSCA]; ZC, Zamora : 1 ♂, tilapia ponds and small streams, Hosteria El Arenal   GoogleMaps, about 1 km S of Cumbaratza (-4.0017, -78.8753, 950m), 3 iv 2008, leg. & det. JTJ [ JTJ].

Tramea calverti Muttowski, 1911  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Paulson (1983), Tsuda (1986, 1991), (H06), (P11), (H14); EO: Campos (1927 —as T. longicauda  var.?); GA: Dunkle (1989), Peck (1992), (H06), (P11); GY: * Campos (1922 —as T. longicauda  ? var.), De Marmels & Racenis (1982); MN: De Marmels & Racenis (1982); NA: De Marmels & Racenis (1982); ZC: De Marmels & Racenis (1982). Also ARG, BOL, BRA, CEN, COL, GUF, GUY, PER, SUR, TTO, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus URG: (P16).

Addl. Data. ES, Atacames: 1 ♂, Castelnuovo, iv 1987, leg. & det.? [QZAC]; GY, Duran: Duran, date?, leg. F. Campos, det.? [USNM]; Guayaquil: 1 ♂, 30 xi 1990, C. Anderson, det. DRP [ DRP]; 3 ♂♂, 2 ♀♀, Puna Veija (-2.97, -80.18, 30m), leg. F. Campos, det. MJW [ ANSP, FSCA]; Naranjal, 1 ♂, 3 ♀♀, Bucay (-2.2, -79.18, 233m), date?, leg. F. Campos, det. MJW [ FSCA]; 1 ♀, [ San Rafael ] as “San Raphael”, (-2.18, -79.23, 200m), date?, F. Campos, det. JJD [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, “ Finca de la Gringa   GoogleMaps,” 15 km E of Tres Cerritos (-2.4456, -79.5556, 25m), 12 iv 2008, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; 4 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Cerro Mas Vale Fundaction Andrate (-2.40, -79.63, 15m), 9 ii 2001, leg. & det. F. Sibley [ FSCA]; 1 ♂, Cerro Mas Vale E on Hwy . Río Churute (-2.42, -79.67, 9m), 10 ii 2001, leg. & det. F. Sibley [ FSCA]; LR, Babahoyo : 1 ♀, Babahoyo , date?, leg. F. Campos, det.? [ USNM]; 1 ♀, 6 km N of Babahoyo, 21 vi 1975, leg.? det.? [ USNM]; Buena Fé: 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, Santo Domingo, 47 km S, clearing at Río Palenque Field Station (200m), 18 vii 1977, leg. & det. DRP [ DRP]; 1 ♀, [Consumulo] S, Río Palenque (-0.58, -79.35, 175m), 20 xi 1972, leg. D. Dodson, det. GHB [ FSCA]; Ventanas: 1 ♂, ditches 2.8 km E of Hwy. E25, about 13 km SW of Quinzaloma , 21 ii 2010, leg. & det. JJD [ JJD]; MN, Chone: 1 ♀, 4.4 km W, near stream, 23 x 1978, leg. E. Long, det.? [ USNM]; NA, Tena: 1 ♂, Tena (-0.98, -77.80, 500m), leg. F. Campos, det. MJW [ FSCA]; 1 ♀, J.S. B.S., 400m, v 1991, leg. & det.? [ QZAC]); 2 ♂♂, same data but 18 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; 2 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Puerto Napo, 5.3 km E of Hwy. 45 on J.S.B.S. Road, Río Sinde   GoogleMaps (-1.0500, -77.7481, 450m), 16–18 x 1988, leg. & det. SWD [ SWD]; OR, Francisco de Orellana: 1 ♂, trib. of Río Payamino   GoogleMaps, road to Loreto, 1.7 km W of jct. with Coca Road (-0.4367, -77.0017, 250m), 13 vi 1995, leg. & det. KJT [ KJT]; SU, Shushufindi: 1 ♂, Limoncocha, Río Napo (- 0.4000, -76.6167, 269m), 14 xi 1980, leg. & det. MJW [ FSCA].

Note: Due to the confusion between this and the next species, T. cophysa  , some of the historical records listed may refer to either species.

Tramea cophysa ( Hagen, 1861)  . Publ. Recs. ECU: Paulson (1983), Tsuda (1986, 1991), (H11), (P11), (H14); CR: Campos (1922), EO: Campos (1927); GA: * Kirby (1889 —description of ♀,), Kirby (1890), Currie (1901), Calvert (1906), Ris (1913b—as “form b”), Campos (1922), Davies & Tobin (1984 —all as T. darwini  ), Calvert (1947b), Asahina (1961 —as T. cophysa darwini  ), Gloger (1964), Turner (1967), De Marmels & Racenis (1982), Peck (1992), (H06), (P11). The Tramea  sp. reported by McLachlan (1877) from Galapagos is probably this species according to Currie (1901). GY: Calvert (1906), Ris (1913b), Campos (1922), Campos (1930), Campos (1931 —as T. basalis  ), Turner (1967); LR: Calvert (1906), Campos (1922); MN: De Marmels & Racenis (1982); All the Galapagos records are for T. cophysa, De Marmels & Racenis (1982)  . Also ARG, BOL, BRA, GUY, PRY, PER, TTO, URY, VEN: (H06), (P11); plus COL: (P&P); and SUR: ( P16).

Addl. Data. AZ, Cuenca: 1 ♀, La Iberia, N of Machala, banana plantation, 3 vii 1990, leg. P. Donahue, det. DRP [DRP]; GA, Isabela: 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Isabela Is., Tagus Cove, 14 xii 1973, leg. J. Harper, det. KJT [KJT]; 3 ♂♂, Isla Isabela, littoral zone, 2–4 iii 1989, leg. S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; San Cristóbal: 3 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Hacienda el Cafetal, charca (-0.9242, -89.5388, 191m), 21–23 ii 2014, leg. & det. ACRP [ACRP]; Santa Cruz: ♀, Santa Cruz Island, 1948, leg. K. Vinton, det.? [USNM]; 2 ♀♀, Isla Floreana, Sea Lion Pt., littoral, Black Beach, 21 iii 1989, leg. S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; 1 ♂, Isla Santiago, Playa Espumilla, arid zone, UV and night collection, 4 iv 1992, leg. J. Cook & S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; 4 ♂♂, 4 ♀♀, Isla Santiago, Jaboncillo Camp, grasslands, 8-9 iv 1992, leg. J. Cook & S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; Isla Santiago, Central Camp, grasslands, general and UV light collection, 9–11 iv 1992, leg. J. Cook & S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; 3 ♀♀, Isla Santiago, Playa Espumilla, arid zone, 12–24 iv 1992, leg. J. Cook & S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; 1 ♀, Isla Sta. Cruz, lagoon 2 km E. CDRS, littoral zone, UV light & gen. collection, 9 v 1992, leg. J. Cook & S. Peck, det.? [USNM]; GY, Guayaquil: 1 ♀, Guayaquil (-2.20, -79.90, 8m), i 1936, leg.?, det. JJD [FSCA]; LR, Montalvo: 1 ♂, pond in rice field 0.75 km N of Hwy. 491, about 25 km E of Babahoyo (-1.8083, -79.3111, 60m), 7 iii 2010, leg. & det. JTJ [JTJ]; SD: 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Río Blanco, 23 km NNW Santo Domingo de los Colorados, 21 xii 1975, leg. J. Harper, det. KJT [KJT].

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

SU

Stanford University

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

LSAM

Louisiana State Arthropod Museum