Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Pseudagrion sublacteum
Species Authority: (Karsch, 1893)
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Cherry-eye Sprite, River Sprite
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.
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.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2006 Least Concern (LC)

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 occurrence:
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.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

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 2009: e.T60033A12255786. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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