Coenagrion resolutum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Coenagrion resolutum
Species Authority: (Hagen in Selys, 1876)
Common Name(s):
English Taiga Bluet
French Agrion Résolu
Agrion resolutum Hagen in Selys, 1876
Agrion resolutum race servum Selys, 1876
Enallagma walkeri Muttkowski, 1911
Taxonomic Source(s): Paulson, D.R. and Dunkle, S.W. 2009. A checklist of North American Odonata including English name, etymology, type locality, and distribution. Originally published as Occasional Paper No. 56, Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, June 1999; completely revised 2012. Available at:

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)
C. resolutum is common across all of North America, including many protected areas, and there is no indication of any population decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in two territories and eleven provinces in Canada and twenty five states in the United States of America.
Countries occurrence:
Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Labrador, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland I, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward I., Québec, Saskatchewan, Yukon); United States (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
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Population [top]

Population: C. resolutum is abundant and widespread.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: C. resolutum is found at sedge marshes and fens and well-vegetated pond and lake edges, at large lakes in sedge beds. Often in stands of water horsetail Equisetum hiemale. It is common in habitats of both other North American Coenagrion specis. Found in shadier, cooler habitats in the southern parts of its range.
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 and provincial and state parks in both Canada and the United States of America. There appears to be no need for further conservation actions at this time.

Citation: Paulson, D. R. 2009. Coenagrion resolutum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T164966A5948030. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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