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Ceriagrion annulatum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA COENAGRIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Ceriagrion annulatum
Species Authority: Fraser, 1955
Synonym(s):
Argiocnemis umbargae Pinhey, 1970
Taxonomic Notes: Previously listed as Argiocnemis umbargae Pinhey 1970, which is a synonym of the widespread Ceriagrion annulatum (Dijkstra unpublished).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-02-28
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B.
Reviewer(s): Djikstra, K. D, Kipping, J., Schutte, K. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
This species was previously listed as Argiocnemis umbargae, which is now recognised as a synonym of the widespread species Ceriagrion annulatum (Dijkstra unpub.). 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. The status is therefore downgraded to Least Concern.
History:
2006 Least Concern
2006 Least Concern (IUCN 2006)
1996 Endangered
1996 Endangered
1994 Indeterminate (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Indeterminate (IUCN 1990)
1988 Indeterminate (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Indeterminate (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is endemic to central Africa, being present in Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo and possibly Zambia.
Countries:
Native:
Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: Current population size is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Probably swamps or streams in forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. 2010. Ceriagrion annulatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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