Onychogomphus pilosus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Gomphidae

Scientific Name: Onychogomphus pilosus
Species Authority: (Martin, 1912)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2006-02-28
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Tchibozo, S., Ogbogu, S.S. & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
This species is listed as Data Deficient in view of the type locality is the only record ever made for this species. More surveys and taxonomic work are needed to see, if O. pilosus is a good species and/or has been overlooked and thus qualifies for a higher Red List Criteria.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2006 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The only record of this species is from an undefined type locality in Tanzania.
Countries occurrence:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No information available.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available but research into population numbers and range, biology and ecology, habitat status, threats, conservation measures, and trends/monitoring of this species would be valuable.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Onychogomphus pilosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T59944A12175715. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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