Phyllomacromia contumax 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Macromiidae

Scientific Name: Phyllomacromia contumax Selys, 1879
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Two-banded Cruiser
Macromia halei Fraser, 1928
Macromia melania nec Selys, 1871
Phyllomacromia bifasciata Martin, 1912
Phyllomacromia biflava Martin, 1907
Phyllomacromia leoni Fraser, 1928
Phyllomacromia nyanzana (Grünberg, 1911)
Phyllomacromia reginae Le Roi, 1915
Trithemis monardi Gambles, 1970

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-11-08
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V., Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Suhling, F.
Reviewer(s): Kipping, J.
This is a widespread species with no known major widespread threats. It is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Phyllomacromia contumax has been recorded from South Africa north to Somalia and then west to Senegal. It has not been recorded from northern Kenya, but occurrence is likely.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Botswana; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Mali; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Rwanda; Senegal; Somalia; South Africa; Tanzania, United Republic of; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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Population [top]

Population:No information is available on the population.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It has been recorded from savanna rivers with gallery forest, and also from large lakes.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known so far.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are needed for this species at present.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V., Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Suhling, F. 2016. Phyllomacromia contumax. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T158578A85959231. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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