Sympetrum haritonovi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Sympetrum haritonovi
Species Authority: Borisov, 1983
Common Name(s):
English Dwarf Darter

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-08-09
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Kalkman, V. & Suhling. F. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Sympetrum haritonovi has a wide range where it appears to be localised. There are no indications that it is declining although research is required to fully understand the population number and if the species is experiencing any threats in its inaccessible habitat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Sympetrum haritonovi is restricted to higher altitudes in Central Asia and eastwards to Turkey. Its distribution is poorly known due to the inaccessibility of its habitat.
Afghanistan; India; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Kyrgyzstan; Pakistan; Tajikistan; Turkey; Uzbekistan
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information known on the population size or trend of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits pools, streamlets and flushed areas around mountain springs; it is not known below 1,750 m above sea level.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown, most likely due to the inaccessibility of its habitat range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures in place, but research into the population size, trends and habitat threats are needed.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2009. Sympetrum haritonovi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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