The new sp. is described from 2 6 (holotype i: Ethiopia, Shewa, Camp Awash, Awash National Park; 13-IV-1971; deposited at 'La Specola’). Also provided is a list of 13 spp., collected in 1939 and 1971, including 4 spp. not known previously from Ethiopia, viz. Pseudagrion sjoestedti jacksoni Pinhey, 1961, Macromia picta Hagen, 1871, Bradinopyga cornuta Ris, 1911 and Zygonyx n. natalensis (Martin, 1900).