Honouring Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai: Notogomphus maathaiae sp. nov., a threatened dragonfly of Kenya’s forest streams (Odonata: Gomphidae)
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 177-182, 2005
Published: 1 October 2005 (Received: 3 May 2005, Accepted: 25 May 2005)
Notogomphus maathaiae sp. nov. (holotype ♂: Kenya, Western Province, Mt Elgon District, Mt Elgon, Rongai River, 2,361 m a.s.l., 1°02′19.4″N, 34°45′20.5″E, 06 vi 2000) is described from a series of 8 males and 3 females collected at montane forest streams in Kenya. The status and biogeography of this and other montane species are discussed.
Keywords: Odonata, dragonfly, Notogomphus maathaiae, montane forest, Kenya, Africa
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