Sympetrum chaconi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Libellulidae

Scientific Name: Sympetrum chaconi
Species Authority: de Marmels, 1994

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-02-21
Assessor(s): von Ellenrieder, N.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Paulson, D. (Odonata Red List Authority)
According to de Marmels (1999), area where type and only known locality is situated is vastly unexplored, isolated and not currently under threat. Surveys needed to confirm absence of threats, and establish distribution as well as biology and trends.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is known only from type locality in Auyantepui (Guyana highland) in Bolivar state, Venezuela (de Marmels 1994).
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Number of Locations: 1
Lower elevation limit (metres): 1900
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1900
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Population [top]

Population: The species is known only from the original description (1999) and population numbers not available due to lack of surveying.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Adults found over swampy strip with grassy vegetation, slowly running and stagnant water, between a small river and a forest (de Marmels 1994). Larva unknown.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is not known if this species is under any threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: According to de Marmels (1999), area vastly unexplored, isolated and not currently under threat. Surveys needed to confirm absence of threats, establish distribution, and study biology and trends.

Citation: von Ellenrieder, N. 2009. Sympetrum chaconi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T159006A5304854. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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