|Scientific Name:||Nesciothemis nigeriensis Gambles, 1966|
Limnetothemis erythra Pinhey, 1966
Nesciothemis bicolor Gambles, unpublished
|Taxonomic Notes:||L. erythra is synonymous (Parr 1974).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B.|
|Reviewer(s):||Dijkstra, K.-D.B., Clausnitzer, V., Suhling, F., Samways, M., Samraoui, B., Boudot, J.P., Kipping, J. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
This is a widespread species with no known major widespread threats that is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||This species is known from scattered records from Central African Republic, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.|
In central Africa, it is known from Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, northern Cameroon likely.
In western Africa, the species is known from Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
Native:Central African Republic; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
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|Population:||No information available.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Lakes with emergent grasses, especially Echinochloa pyramidalis, in savannah and woodland (Parr 1972, 1974a, 1974b, 1977).|
|Major Threat(s):||No information available.|
|Conservation Actions:||Probably benefits from the creation of artificial lakes in the savannah zone (Parr 1974). Research into population numbers and range would be valuable.|
|Citation:||Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. 2010. Nesciothemis nigeriensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T184201A8236409.Downloaded on 25 September 2017.|
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