Amanipodagrion gilliesi Pinhey, 1962



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1962

Rediscovered in 2003 or before

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Sigi Forest, Usambara Mts (eastern), Tanzania


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pinhey, E. (1961). A survey of the dragonflies of Eastern Africa. British Museum (Natural History), London. [published 1962?]


Other references:

Clausnitzer, Viola. (2003). Rediscovery of Amanipodagrion gilliesi, with notes on habitat, behaviour and conservation (Odonata: Megapodagrionidae). International Journal of Odonatology 6(1): 1-8.

Clausnitzer, Viola. (2004). Critical species of Odonata in eastern Africa. International Journal of Odonatology 7(2): 189-206.

Clausnitzer, Viola. (2010). Amanipodagrion gilliesi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T984A13100344. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.

Moore, N.W. 1997. Dragonflies - Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Odonata Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK.


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