Ceriagrion whellani 

Scope: Eastern Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Ceriagrion whellani Longfield, 1952
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Yellow-faced Waxtail

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2003-08-22
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Dijkstra, K.D. & Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority).
Regional assessment: The species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Eastern Africa distribution: The species is known from scarce but seems widespread, scattered records from appropiate habitats in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and also assumed to occur in Malawi and Burundi.

Global distribution: The species is known from Kenya to Sierra Leone, north to Tanzania and Botswana.
Countries occurrence:
Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda
Additional data:
Range Map:59834-17

Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Swampy habitats.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Drainage and destruction of swampy habitats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Ceriagrion whellani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T59834A12081872. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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