|Scientific Name:||Paragomphus magnus|
|Species Authority:||Fraser, 1952|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V.|
|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 is present in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Tanzania.
In eastern Africa, it has been recorded from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Burundi: fast streams of coastal Tanzania (lower East Usambara Mts. and Rufiji floodplain) and southern Kenya.
In southern Africa, the species is known from rivers in Zimbabwe and Mozambique at low elevations.
Native:Kenya; Mozambique; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zimbabwe
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|Population:||No information available.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Rivers and streams in bush country, low elevations.|
|Major Threat(s):||Water pollution, drainage and destruction of swampy habitats caused by agriculture are threats to the species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Research into population numbers and range, and trends/monitoring of this species would be valuable. Habitat and site-based actions are also required.|
|Citation:||Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Paragomphus magnus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 11 March 2014.|
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