Acanthagrion yungarum Selys, 1876Coenagrionidae

Male identification:

  • Dorsum of S7 with a small blue apical mark that barely reaches the side.
  • Horn on S10 tall with the tip slightly indented.

Male abdomen length: 26.0-27.0

Male hind wing length: 18.0

Female abdomen length: 25.0

Female hind wing length: 19.0

Local distribution: Eastern slope at 900 - 1000 m.

Habitat: Sunny ponds.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Species range: Ecuador

Updated: 10 December 2011

Credits: Text and images copyright by William Haber and David Wagner, 2013