Libyogomphus mamfei (Pinhey, 1961)
Cameroon Horntail


  • scientific: Tragogomphus mamfei

Type locality: Gorilla Mou[n]tain, Mamfe, Cameroon


No diagnosis of this species is presently available. Please refer the references provided.

Habitat description

Streams and headwaters shaded by forest. Often with coarse detritus and a gravelly and/or sandy bottom. From 500 to 1300 m above sea level.


confirmed: Cameroon

Map citation: Clausnitzer, V., K.-D.B. Dijkstra, R. Koch, J.-P. Boudot, W.R.T. Darwall, J. Kipping, B. Samraoui, M.J. Samways, J.P. Simaika & F. Suhling, 2012. Focus on African Freshwaters: hotspots of dragonfly diversity and conservation concern. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10: 129-134.


  • Pinhey, E.C.G. (1961). Dragonflies collected on an expedition from Rhodesia to Nigeria in 1958. Part 1. Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 96, 256-271. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. [2024-07-20].