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Notogomphus flavifrons

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA GOMPHIDAE

Scientific Name: Notogomphus flavifrons
Species Authority: Fraser, 1952

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-06-03
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Tchibozo, S., Ogbogu, S.S. & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
The species is listed as Data Deficient in view of the sparse records from south-western Uganda and the confusion with other Notogomphus species. More surveys are needed to see, if this species has been overlooked or qualifies for a higher Red List Criteria.

Listed as Data Deficient in eastern Africa in view of the sparse records from south-western Uganda and the confusion with other Notogomphus species. More surveys are needed to see, if this species has been overlooked or qualifies for a higher Red List Criteria.
History:
2006 Data Deficient (IUCN 2006)
2006 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is present in few localities in forests of south-west Uganda and possibly Democratic Republic of Congo (DCR). Previous records from Kenya refer to N. maathaiae.
Countries:
Native:
Uganda
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Population [top]

Population: Population size is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Forest streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Forest destruction caused by agriculture and wood extraction are threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures known but information on population ecology, habitat status and population trends would be valuable. Habitat/site based conservation is also required.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Notogomphus flavifrons. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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