Orthetrum azureum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Libellulidae

Scientific Name: Orthetrum azureum (Rambur, 1842)
Libellula azurea Rambur, 1842
Taxonomic Source(s): Schorr, M. and Paulson, D. 2015. World Odonata List. Revision 22 December 2015. Tacoma, Washington, USA Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2017-02-15
Assessor(s): Schütte, K.
Reviewer(s): Solofoniaina, A, Dijkstra, K.-D.B.
Orthetrum azureum is widespread on Madagascar. The species is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened or the Near Threatened category. Assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Orthetrum azureum is widespread on Madagascar. The subspecies Orthetrum azureum lugubre Ris, 1915 occurs on Mayotte and Anjouan.
Countries occurrence:
Comoros; Madagascar; Mayotte
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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:This species can be found in a range of habitat types, including gardens and degraded forest habitats.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Unknown.

Citation: Schütte, K. 2017. Orthetrum azureum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T158510A88071942. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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