Leucorrhinia caudalis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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)
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.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Southern Fennoscandia, Central Europe, and eastwards to Western Siberia.
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:
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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 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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