|Scientific Name:||Microgomphus schoutedeni|
|Species Authority:||Fraser, 1949|
Microgomphus corbeti Pinhey, 1961
|Taxonomic Notes:||Likely to be merged with M. nyassicus, which will become the nominate species.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|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.
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|Range Description:||The species has been recorded from west Kenya to Democratic Republic of Congo. Likely to be merged with M. nyassicus, which will become the nominate species.|
In central Africa, it is known from Democratic Republic of Congo (Kapanga, Bambesa); because the species is easily overlooked a wider distribution is anticipated.
In eastern Africa, it has been recorded in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Burundi: Kakamega Forest (west Kenya) and various forests in Uganda.
Native:Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Kenya; Uganda
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|Population:||Population size is unknown.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Rivers in rainforest.|
|Major Threat(s):||Water pollution and forest destruction due to agriculture and wood extraction 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. 2010. Microgomphus schoutedeni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T59914A12149015.Downloaded on 26 July 2016.|
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