Perigomphus pallidistylus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Gomphidae

Scientific Name: Perigomphus pallidistylus (Belle, 1972)
Common Name(s):
English Pegtail
Diaphlebia pallidistylus Belle, 1972
Taxonomic Notes: Originally described under Diaphlebia. A monotypic genus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Paulson, D. & von Ellenrieder, N.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Perigomphus pallidistylus is known from only five locations, with an extent of occurrence less than 20,000 km². Some of the known range area has been deforested.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Pacific slope of Costa Rica to Canal Zone of Panama.
Countries occurrence:
Costa Rica; Panama
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology:Swift forest streams in hilly country (425 m).
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Searches for other subpopulations are needed, along with confirmation of extent of habitat (forested streams) available in the general area. Population size and trends need to be monitored. Present in Parque Nacional Guanacaste (unpublished record from R.W. Garrison).

Citation: Paulson, D. & von Ellenrieder, N. 2006. Perigomphus pallidistylus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T29603A9503838. . Downloaded on 24 April 2018.
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