Anax parthenope 

Scope: Western Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Aeshnidae

Scientific Name: Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Lesser Emperor
French Anax Napolitain
Aeschna parthenope Selys, 1839

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Not Applicable (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-06-05
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Dijkstra, K.-D.B.
Reviewer(s): Tchibozo, S., Ogbogu, S.S. & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Unit).
Less than 5% of the global distribution is found within the region, therefore the species is assessed as Not Applicable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Western Africa distribution: The species is known just entering the Afrotropics in the Sahara of Chad (Ennedi) and Algeria (Hoggar).Listed for Senegal by Tsuda (2000), but this is most doubtful.

Global distribution: The species is widespread species of warmer regions of Palearctic from North Africa and Europe to Japan and China,
Countries occurrence:
Algeria; Chad
Additional data:
Range Map:165488-7

Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Larger warm standing waters.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None.

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B. 2010. Anax parthenope. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T165488A6036199. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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