Orthetrum azureum


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Orthetrum azureum
Species Authority: (Rambur, 1842)
Libellula azurea Rambur, 1842

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)
Orthetrum azureum is widespread on Madagascar. The species is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a theatened or the Near Threatened category. Assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Orthetrum azureum is widespread on Madagascar. The subspecies Orthetrum azureum lugubre Ris, 1915 occurs on Mayotte and Anjouan.
Comoros; Madagascar; Mayotte
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Population [top]

Population: Population size and trends are unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species can be found in a range of habitat types, in cluding gardens and degraded forest habitats.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Unknown.

Citation: Schütte, K. 2009. Orthetrum azureum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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