Fylgia amazonica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Libellulidae

Scientific Name: Fylgia amazonica Kirby, 1889
Common Name(s):
English White-eyed Skimmer
Fylgia amazonica lychnitina De Marmels, 1989
Nannothemis semiaurea Karsch, 1889

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-02-16
Needs updating
Assessor(s): von Ellenrieder, N.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Paulson, D. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Extent of occurrence is 2,921,500 kmĀ² and the species is known from more than ten locations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is Venezuela, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil and Peru (de Marmels 1989, 1992; D.R. Paulson pers. comm. 2006; R.W. Garrison 2006).
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Additional data:
Number of Locations:15
Upper elevation limit (metres):1000
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Population [top]

Population:This species is known from more than ten locations but there is no data available on population sizes.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Breeds in small clear stagnant pools with leaf litter within deep forest; males disappear when cloudy, and perch on leaves in the shade when sunny (de Marmels 1989); larva described by de Marmels (1992).

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Surveys to establish current distribution, trends and confirm absence of threats needed.

Citation: von Ellenrieder, N. 2009. Fylgia amazonica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T159004A5304311. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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