Elattoneura cellularis 

Scope: Southern Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Platycnemididae

Scientific Name: Elattoneura cellularis (Grünberg, 1902)
Regional Assessments:
Chlorocnemis cellularis (Grünberg, 1902)
Elattoneura tropicalis Pinhey, 1974
Elattoneura tropicalis Pinhey, 1974
Isomecocnemis cellularis Grünberg, 1902
Taxonomic Notes: Described as Disparoneura cellularis Grünberg, 1902 and considered an Elattoneura by (Pinhey 1962a) and later an Isomecocnemis (Pinhey 1963), the species now becomes Elattoneura cellularis (Grünberg, 1902).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-06-09
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Suhling, F.
Reviewer(s): Kipping, J., Simaika, J.P., Samways, M., Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Pollock, C.M. (IUCN Red List Office)
Within southern Africa, this species has a wide distribution and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened or Near Threatened category. Assessed as Least Concern in the region. Its current global status is Data Deficient (Clausnitzer 2005, in IUCN 2006).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:In southern Africa, this species occurs in perennial tropical rivers. It is not found in South Africa or in the western part of the region so far. Globally, it has been recorded from north Botswana and Mozambique to Angola (Congo Basin) and Tanzania.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Botswana; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
Additional data:
Range Map:59837-18

Population [top]

Population:No information is available on population size or trends.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Perennial tropical rivers.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Suhling, F. 2010. Elattoneura cellularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T59837A12085283. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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