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Stylurus amnicola

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA GOMPHIDAE

Scientific Name: Stylurus amnicola
Species Authority: (Walsh, 1862)
Common Name(s):
English Riverine Clubtail
French Gomphe Riverain
Synonym(s):
Gomphus amnicola Walsh, 1862

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. amnicola 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 two provinces in Canada and fourteen states in the United States of America.
Countries:
Native:
Canada (Ontario, Québec); United States (Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, Wisconsin)
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Population [top]

Population: S. amnicola is locally common in many populations.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species occurs at medium to large slow-flowing to rapid rivers with varied bottom types, in or out of woodland. Adults not always easily found and so the species is best surveyed by larvae and exuviae (moulted exoskeletons).
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, especially state parks, but not protected in watersheds; no further conservation measures are apparently required.

Citation: Paulson, D. R. 2009. Stylurus amnicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 November 2014.
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