Hemicordulia intermedia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Corduliidae

Scientific Name: Hemicordulia intermedia Sélys, 1871
Common Name(s):
English Yellow-spotted Emerald
Taxonomic Notes: The original description was by Selys (1871) and additional information provided by Houston and Watson (1988).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-07-20
Assessor(s): Hawking, J.
Reviewer(s): Clausnizter, V. & Kalkman, V. (Odonata Red List Authority)
A common and widespread species, which was listed as Least Concern by Hawking in 1999; there are no known threats affecting the habitat or species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Australia. Known across the north of Australia from Western Australia to Queensland (Theischinger and Hawking 2006). Hawking (1993) list 18 sites in the Kakadu area, Northern Territory where larvae of Hemicorduli intermedia have been collected, and Watson and Abbey (1980) list six locations in the Kakadu area, Northern Territory where adults have been collected.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Queensland, Western Australia)
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Population [top]

Population:The species appears to be common with a stable population.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabits sluggish rivers, riverine lagoons, lakes and ponds (Theischinger and Hawking 2006).
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats affecting this species nor are their likely to be in the near future.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation actions in place, nor are any thought to be needed.

Citation: Hawking, J. 2009. Hemicordulia intermedia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T163561A5616305. . Downloaded on 25 April 2018.
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