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Stylurus plagiatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA GOMPHIDAE

Scientific Name: Stylurus plagiatus
Species Authority: (Selys, 1854)
Common Name(s):
English Russet-tipped Clubtail
Synonym(s):
Gomphus plagiatus Selys, 1854

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Paulson, D. R.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Kalkman, V. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Justification:
S. plagiatus is a reasonably widespread and locally common species throughout its range, including occurring within protected areas, and there is no indication of any population decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in throughout the United States of America, and occurs to the north in one province in Canada and to the south in one state in Mexico.
Countries:
Native:
Canada (Ontario); Mexico (Nuevo León); United States (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)
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Population [top]

Population: S. plagiatus is an abundant and widespread species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is found at slow-flowing rivers and streams down to fairly narrow ones, in or out of woodland. Mostly in large drainage canals at western end of range. Also inhabits sandy lakes in Florida.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no threats presently affecting this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is present in many protected areas, including national parks, national wildlife refuges, and state and regional parks. No further conservation measures are apparently required.

Citation: Paulson, D. R. 2009. Stylurus plagiatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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