|Scientific Name:||Orthetrum triangulare|
|Species Authority:||(Selys, 1878)|
Orthetrum chandrabali Mehrotra, 1961
Two subspecies of Orthetrum triangulare are currently recognised, the nominate subspecies and O. t. malaccense.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Allen, D.J. & Clausnitzer, V.|
Orthetrum triangulare is a widely distributed and generally common species, breeding in open and disturbed habitats and is assessed as Least Concern.
Orthetrum triangulare is widely distributed in Asia.
Native:Afghanistan; Bhutan; China; Hong Kong; India (Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Indonesia (Jawa, Sumatera); Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand; Viet Nam
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This species can be somewhat local, but is common where it occurs across much of its range.
|Habitat and Ecology:||
This species is usually found in hilly and montane areas. It breeds in small ponds and marshy areas, and is tolerant of disturbance.
This species is not threatened.
No conservation measures are needed at this time.
|Citation:||Dow, R.A. 2010. Orthetrum triangulare. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 November 2014.|
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