Argiocnemis solitaria 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Argiocnemis solitaria
Species Authority: (Selys, 1872)
Agriocnemis solitaria
Taxonomic Notes: The taxonomic status of this species is doubtful. It is known from the dubious female type only, collected in 1818 on Rodrigues. A second Argiocnemis record from 1918 without identification to the species level is reported by Campion (1923).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Martens, A.
Reviewer(s): Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V. (Odonata Red List Authorty)
Argiocnemis solitaria is only known from the female type specimen. The taxonomic status of the species is doubtful. During two surveys on Rodrigues in August 2005 and April 2006 no other zygopteran than Ischnura senegalensis was recorded on the island (Martens unpublished data). More information is required to be able to assess this species beyond Data Deficient.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2006 Data Deficient (DD)
1996 Critically Endangered (CR)
1994 Endangered (E)
1990 Endangered (E)
1988 Endangered (E)
1986 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Argiocnemis solitaria occurs on Rodrigues.
Countries occurrence:
Mauritius (Rodrigues)
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Population [top]

Population: Population size and trends are unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Unknown.

Citation: Martens, A. 2006. Argiocnemis solitaria. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T2094A9237460. . Downloaded on 30 May 2016.
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