Chalcostephia flavifrons

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Chalcostephia flavifrons
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Female Chalcostephia flavifrons
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Chalcostephia
Species: C. flavifrons
Binomial name
Chalcostephia flavifrons
Kirby, 1889

Chalcostephia flavifrons, the Yellowface or Inspector, is a species of dragonfly in family Libellulidae. It is the only species in its genus.[1]


It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and possibly Burundi. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, rivers, intermittent rivers, shrub-dominated wetlands, swamps, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and freshwater springs.


  1. ^ Martin Schorr, Martin Lindeboom, Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 3 Oct 2013.