Diplacodes luminans 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Libellulidae

Scientific Name: Diplacodes luminans (Karsch, 1893)
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Barbet Percher
Philonomon luminans (Karsch, 1893)
Taxonomic Notes: Philonomon luminans is junior synonym to Diplacodes luminans (Dijkstra 2006).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-10-19
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Kipping, J. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B.
This species is assessed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The Barbet Percher is widespread in tropical sub-Saharan Africa except in rainforest areas.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Benin; Botswana; Cameroon; Chad; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Mali; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Rwanda; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Africa; Tanzania, United Republic of; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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Population [top]

Population:The population size is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in swampy and often seasonal habitats in savanna and bush.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Drainage and destruction of swampy habitats is the primary threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no information on conservation actions in place for this species.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2016. Diplacodes luminans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T184261A83894418. . Downloaded on 21 April 2018.
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