Dragonflies | Namibia
Introduction: Kokytos Siphontails (Neurogomphus cocytius) are a riverine species, inhabiting fast-flowing river sectors and rapids. Adults can be found in trees and shrubs not far from the riverside. The Latin Cocytus refers to Hades' Kokytus River of Greek mythology.
Distribution: Shamvura and Popa Falls.
Colouration: Clear yellow-green side of the thorax, greenish eyes, abdomen mainly cream and brown.
Breeding: Larvae have been observed in muddy ground.
Flight season: Not recorded.
Max size: 60mm.
Conservation: Data deficient on the Global Red List.
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