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Prodasineura villiersi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA PLATYCNEMIDIDAE

Scientific Name: Prodasineura villiersi
Species Authority: Fraser, 1948
Common Name(s):
English White-fronted Threadtail

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-07-05
Assessor(s): Dijkstra, K.-D.B.
Reviewer(s): Amakye, J.S., Ogbogu, S.S., Tchibozo, S. & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
Although the species has a wide distribution, deforestation is a threat to and its impacts need to be monitored. However it is not thought that this will cause a population decline that will qualify the species for a threatened category under criteria A. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
History:
2009 Least Concern
2006 Least Concern (IUCN 2009.2)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is known only from Liberia, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana.
Countries:
Native:
Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in and around smaller rainforest streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Specific threats to the species are unknown, but deforestation resulting from agriculture and wood extraction, which is occurring in the area, is believed to be a threat to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available but research into threats and trends/monitoring of the species would be valuable.

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B. 2010. Prodasineura villiersi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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