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Orthemis concolor

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA LIBELLULIDAE

Scientific Name: Orthemis concolor
Species Authority: Ris, 1919
Common Name/s:
English Concolored Skimmer

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-02-23
Assessor/s: von Ellenrieder, N.
Reviewer/s: Clausnitzer, V. & Paulson, D. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Justification:
Extent of occurrence is 257,800 km² and the species is known from eight locations mostly in areas of lowland Amazon forest that are not under threat at present.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in Venezuela, Trinidad and the Guyanas (Ris 1919, Rácenis 1953, R.W. Garrison 2006).
Countries:
Native:
French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: The species has a large occurrence in largely unthreatened areas although population numbers are unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Habitat includes pools and ponds within lowland forest (R.W. Garrison 2006); larva unknown.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Presence in protected areas needs to be confirmed; probably not under threat due to wide distribution range within areas of virgin forest.
Citation: von Ellenrieder, N. 2009. Orthemis concolor. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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