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Celithemis elisa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Libellulidae

Scientific Name: Celithemis elisa
Species Authority: (Hagen, 1861)
Common Name(s):
English Calico Pennant
French Célithème Indienne
Synonym(s):
Diplax elisa Hagen, 1861
Taxonomic Source(s): Schorr, M. and Paulson, D. 2014. World Odonata List. Tacoma, Washington, USA Available at: http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/slater-museum/biodiversity-resources/dragonflies/world-odonata-list2/. (Accessed: 17 February 2014).

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:
C. elisa is widespread and common throughout its range including parks and reserves with some level of habitat protection, and there is no indication of any population decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in five provinces in Canada and thirty six states in the United States of America.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward I., Québec); United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:C. elisa is found at ponds and lakes with vegetated margins, including bog ponds.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater
Generation Length (years):1

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is present in some parks and reserves; no further conservation methods appear to be needed at this time.

Citation: Paulson, D. R. 2009. Celithemis elisa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T164975A5949628. . Downloaded on 25 August 2016.
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