Aeshna isoceles 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Aeshnidae

Scientific Name: Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767)
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Green-eyed Hawker, Norfolk Hawker
French Aeschne Isocèle, L'aeschne Isocèle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-01-04
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Kalkman, V. & Suhling. F. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Aeshna isoceles is widespread in Europe, although it is found locally in much of its range. Where it is present, it is often numerous.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Largely a central and south-eastern European species; locally also in southwest Europe.
Countries occurrence:
Albania; Algeria; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Denmark; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Italy; Latvia; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Malta; Morocco; Netherlands; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Tunisia; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information known on the population size or trend of this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Aeshna isoceles is found around ditches, marshes, ponds and lakes with rich vegetation. It favours swamps of Stratiotes aloides in most of its northern range and sometimes running water in the southern part of its range.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is continually being affected by land management of non-agricultural areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The maintenance and conservation of the habitat and therefore species is needed.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2009. Aeshna isoceles. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158692A5258302. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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