Phyllomacromia kimminsi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Macromiidae

Scientific Name: Phyllomacromia kimminsi (Fraser, 1954)
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Crescent-faced Cruiser

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-11-08
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V., Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Suhling, F.
Reviewer(s): Kipping, J. & Meziere, N.M.
Phyllomacromia kimminsi is a widespread species with no known major widespread threats. It is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Phyllomacromia kimminsi is known from scattered records from Sierra Leone to Kenya and Botswana. In central Africa, it is known from Madi Obei in Uganda. In southern Africa, this species is known from the Upper Zambezi River catchment (last recorded here in 1960) and Okavango Delta (last recorded in the delta in 1975). It may be more widespread e.g., in the swamps along the Zambezi River and in the Caprivi, but it has not yet been recorded.
Countries occurrence:
Botswana; Central African Republic; Kenya; Sierra Leone; Uganda; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population:The population size is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It probably occurs near rivers in savanna and woodland.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Potential current threats in the Okavango may be pesticide spraying for Tsetse Fly control in Botswana.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research into population size and range, biology and ecology, habitat status, threats and conservation measures, and monitoring of the population trend would also be valuable. Habitat and site-based actions are also required.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V., Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Suhling, F. 2016. Phyllomacromia kimminsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T59993A85959603. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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