Orthemis concolor 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Libellulidae

Scientific Name: Orthemis concolor 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)
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 occurrence:
French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Additional data:
Number of Locations:8
Upper elevation limit (metres):22
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Population [top]

Population:The species has a large occurrence in largely unthreatened areas although population numbers are unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158840A5281226. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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