|Scientific Name:||Elattoneura nigra|
|Species Authority:||Kimmins, 1938|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Clausnitzer, V.Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B.|
|Reviewer(s):||Dijkstra, K.-D.B., Clausnitzer, V., Suhling, F., Samways, M., Samraoui, B., Boudot, J.P., Kipping, J. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
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. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||The species has been recorded from Uganda to Mali and Gambia
In central Africa, it is known from Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic It is assumed to be also present in Congo.
In eastern Africa, it has been recorded from Uganda to western Africa.
In western Africa, the species is known from Gambia to Nigeria.
Native:Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guernsey; Guinea; Mali; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo; Uganda
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|Population:||Population size is unknown.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is known from woodland streams, open streams and rivers.|
|Major Threat(s):||Forest destruction due to agriculture and wood extraction and water pollution are threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation measures known but information on taxonomy, population ecology, habitat status and population trends would be valuable. Habitat/site based conservation is also required.|
|Citation:||Clausnitzer, V.Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. 2010. Elattoneura nigra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2015.|