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Pseudagrion sublacteum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA COENAGRIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Pseudagrion sublacteum
Species Authority: (Karsch, 1893)
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:
Common Name(s):
English Cherry-eye Sprite, River Sprite
Synonym(s):
Coenagrion sublacteum Karsch, 1893
Enallagma caputavis Terzani & Carletti, 1998
Enallagma caputavis Terzani & Carletti, 1998
Enallagma caputavis Terzani & Carletti, 1998
Pseudagrion pseudomassaicum Pinhey, 1951
Pseudagrion pseudomassaicum Pinhey, 1951
Taxonomic Notes: Pseudagrion is likely to be split into two genera at some point. Until this taxonomic split occurs, the candidates for these two groups are highlighted by "group A" and "group B". P. sublacteum is placed in B-group.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Suhling, F. & Dijkstra, K.D.
Justification:
Pseudagrion sublacteum is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
History:
2006 Least Concern (IUCN 2006)
2006 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Pseudagrion sublacteum has a range that extends from northern South Africa to West and North Africa, and the Middle East.
Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Benin; Botswana; Cameroon; Côte d'Ivoire; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Israel; Kenya; Liberia; Libya; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Oman; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Africa; South Sudan; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania, United Republic of; Togo; Uganda; Yemen
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Streams and rivers.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2009. Pseudagrion sublacteum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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