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Leucorrhinia caudalis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA LIBELLULIDAE

Scientific Name: Leucorrhinia caudalis
Species Authority: (Charpentier, 1840)
Common Name(s):
English Lilypad Whiteface
French Leucorrhine à Large Queue

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Sahlén, G.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Justification:
Leucorrhinia caudalis has a wide range across Russia, central Europe and southern Fennoscandia. There are non threats known to be affecting the global population and the species is currently assessed as Least Concern.
History:
1994 Indeterminate (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Indeterminate (IUCN 1990)
1988 Indeterminate (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Southern Fennoscandia, Central Europe, and eastwards to Western Siberia.
Countries:
Native:
Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Croatia; Czech Republic; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Hungary; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Russian Federation; Serbia (Serbia); Slovakia; Slovenia; Sweden; Ukraine
Regionally extinct:
Denmark
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Population [top]

Population: Very large.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Normally woodland waters with abundant floating vegetation.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss due to eutrophication and acidification.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: On the FHH-list in the EU, protected in some European countries.

Citation: Sahlén, G. 2006. Leucorrhinia caudalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 October 2014.
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