Aeshna rileyi

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Riley's Hawker
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Aeshna
Species: A. rileyi
Binomial name
Aeshna rileyi
Calvert, 1892

The Riley's Hawker (Aeshna rileyi) is a species of dragonfly in family Aeshnidae. It is found in Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and possibly Burundi. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and rivers.


  • Warwick & Michèle, Tarboton (2002). A fieldguide to the dragonflies of South Africa.