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Progomphus tennesseni

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA GOMPHIDAE

Scientific Name: Progomphus tennesseni
Species Authority: Daigle, 1996
Common Name(s):
English Bristle-tipped Sanddargon

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Paulson, D. & von Ellenrieder, N.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority)
Justification:
Progomphus tennesseni occurs in a small part of central Dominican Republic. Extent of occurrence is less than 1,000 km². The species may be more widespread than currntly known. but so far it is known only from a single specimen.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Hispaniola.
Countries:
Native:
Dominican Republic
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Streams, perhaps restricted to higher elevations (680 m).
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Diversion of water for human uses.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Confirmation of population size and trends is needed. Also, the stability of habitat should be monitored and more subpopulations should be sought.

Citation: Paulson, D. & von Ellenrieder, N. 2006. Progomphus tennesseni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 September 2014.
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