Gomphomacromia fallax McLachlan, 1881Corduliidae

Male identification:

  • Eyes green.
  • Thorax with a bold yellow lateral stripe and a narrow stripe on metepimeron, dorsal carina finely yellow.
  • S3-7 with small yellow marks on dorsum; S8 with a pair of yellow dorsal spots.
  • Anal 6-celled, not boot-shaped.
  • Triangles and subtriangle 1-celled.

Similar species:

  • Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia

Male abdomen length: 29.0

Male hind wing length: 26.0

Local distribution: Pacific slope at 1700 to 2000 m.

Habitat: Montane streams.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Species range: Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia

Updated: 9 November 2013

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