Neopetalia punctata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Neopetaliidae

Scientific Name: Neopetalia punctata (Hagen in Selys, 1854)
Common Name(s):
English Spotwing

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): von Ellenrieder, N. & Paulson, D.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority)
It is likely that Neopetalia punctata is present in natural protected areas along its known range (i.e. Parques Nacionales Nahuelbuta, Chiloé, and Lanín). However, this has still to be confirmed. More data on population density, trends and threats are needed.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Metropolitana, Bío-Bío, Araucanía and De Los Lagos Regions in Chile, and western strip of Neuquen province in Argentina.
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Chile
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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:Spring seeps, silt-bottomed pools of small forest streams and seepage areas.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat modification through introduced deforestation, dams, water pollution, for livestock and domestic use.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Studies are needed to estimate population density and trends, and to confirm the species' presence in protected areas and establish category of threat.

Citation: von Ellenrieder, N. & Paulson, D. 2006. Neopetalia punctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T59747A12011864. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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