Isomma hieroglyphicum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Gomphidae

Scientific Name: Isomma hieroglyphicum
Species Authority: Sélys, 1892

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Schütte, K.
Reviewer(s): Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V. (Odonata Red List Authorty)
In the previous Red List assessment for Isomma hieroglyphicum, the species was assessed as Data Deficient. New records are now available from scattered localities in eastern Madagascar from the north to the south of the island. Therefore the species is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened or the Near Theatened category. Assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Scattered collection localities are known for Isomma hieroglyphicum, in eastern Madagascar from the north to the south of the island.
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Population [top]

Population:Population size and trends are unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Small streams and rivers. Specimens in southeastern Madagascar were observed along running waters in forested areas.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species may be affected by deforestation in the region, but more data are required to confirm this.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Unknown.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: When the 2008 assessment of this species was published in 2009, the 2006 citation reference was left attached to the account by mistake and hence the previous version of this assessment showed it as being published in 2006 although the assessment was only done in 2008. That error is corrected here and therefore a 2016 citation reference is now used; the 2009 reference that should have been used in the citation is under the References.

Citation: Schütte, K. 2009. Isomma hieroglyphicum. (errata version published in 2016) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T10861A97804654. . Downloaded on 24 July 2017.
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