Metaleptobasis spatulata von Ellenrieder, 2013Coenagrionidae

Female identification:

  • Labrum light brown with a pattern of fine, black, radiating lines; postclypeus brown with a narrow inconspicuous black marginal stripe.
  • Top of head orange-brown with a pattern of black markings around ocelli and antenna bases.
  • Pronotum without horns; sides of hindlobe rounded.
  • Pterothoracic horns short, angled foreward and slightly outward.
  • S8 without a ventral spine.

Female abdomen length: 40.0

Female hind wing length: 26.0

Local distribution: Eastern lowlands.

Abundance: Rare.

Updated: 19 July 2013

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