Libellula comanche 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Libellulidae

Scientific Name: Libellula comanche Calvert, 1907
Common Name(s):
English Comanche Skimmer

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)
L. comanche is reasonably widespread and common throughout its range, present in protected areas and with no indication of any population decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Libellula comanche is found in two states in Mexico and twelve in the United States of America.
Countries occurrence:
Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora); United States (Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)
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Population [top]

Population:L. comanche is locally common in many populations.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs in springs, seeps, and pools in clear streams.
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 some protected areas (national parks, national wildlife refuges, state parks) in its United States range. Occurrence in protected areas in Mexico have not been documented. It does not appear to require further conservation measures at present.

Citation: Paulson, D. R. 2009. Libellula comanche. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T164977A5950084. . Downloaded on 20 October 2017.
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