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Inspector, Chalcostephia flavifrons

The inspector (Chalcostephia flavifrons), also known as the yellowface, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Guinea, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habit in tropical and subtropical areas near lakes, marshes, wetlands, swamps, and springs. The total population number and population trends of this species are unknown and it is threatened by habitat loss due to drainage modifications and increasing agricultural practices. The inspector appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.”

Image Caption: A female inspector Chalcostephia flavifrons. Credit: Muhammad Mahdi Karim/Wikipedia

Inspector Chalcostephia flavifrons


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