Austrocordulia leonardi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Not assigned

Scientific Name: Austrocordulia leonardi
Species Authority: Theischinger, 1973
Common Name(s):
English Sydney Hawk

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Odonata Specialist Group
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Southern Sydney Basin, Australia. Only two subpopulations are known.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (New South Wales)
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Population [top]

Population: Current population size is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): River regulation, vegetation clearing, and urban expansion are the main threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is currently being listed by NSW Fisheries.

Citation: Odonata Specialist Group. 1996. Austrocordulia leonardi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T2424A9437807. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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