Protoneura klugi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Protoneura klugi Cowley, 1941

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2014-04-24
Assessor(s): Hoffmann, J., Paulson, D. & Tennessen, K.
Reviewer(s): Tognelli, M., von Ellenrieder, N. & Garrison, R.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Carr, J.
This species is listed as Data Deficient because it is only known from three locations and there are no data on population size and trends and the threats that may affecting it. Surveys to find more localities, establish distribution range, study biology and trends, and evaluate threats are recommended.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in the Amazon forest in the Loreto department, Peru (Cowley 1941, Garrison 2006), in the Tiputini and Shiripuno rivers in the Orellana Province, and the Shushufindi pipeline in the Sucumbíos Province, Ecuador (von Ellenrieder and Garrison 2009).
Countries occurrence:
Ecuador (Ecuador (mainland)); Peru
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):97
Upper elevation limit (metres):295
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Population [top]

Population:The species is known from three sites in Peru and Ecuador and no data is available on population numbers.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Habitat includes rivers in lowland Amazon forest and small forest streams (Cowley 1941, Kimmins 1970, Garrison 2006, von Ellenrieder 2009). It has also been collected from a dirt road and oil pipeline in very small streams crossing in a village of the Sucumbíos Province (D. Wagner, R. Vargus, W. Haber et al. pers. obs. 2011).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: The species is not traded or used.

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The known localities are not within protected areas. In Ecuador, it has been collected in the Tiputini Biodiversity Station, adjacent to the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve (von Ellenreider and Garrison 2009). Surveys to find more localities, establish distribution range, study biology and trends, and evaluate threats are necessary.

Citation: Hoffmann, J., Paulson, D. & Tennessen, K. 2016. Protoneura klugi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T158920A56405930. . Downloaded on 16 July 2018.
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