Chalcothore montgomeryi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Polythoridae

Scientific Name: Chalcothore montgomeryi (Rácenis, 1968)
Common Name(s):
English Tepui Bannerwing

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2006-12-09
Needs updating
Assessor(s): von Ellenrieder, N.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V. & Paulson, D. (Odonata Red List Authority)
The extent of occurrence is estimated at 14,500 km² although the species is common and habitat not endangered according to de Marmels (1996, 1999); also present in protected areas (Parques Nacionales Canaima and Duida Marahuaca).
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Occurs in the Guyana shield in Bolivar state, Venezuela (Rácenis 1968; de Marmels 1988, 1990).
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):1000
Upper elevation limit (metres):1140
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Population [top]

Population:The species is common and also present in protected areas.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Small rivers and backwater creeks in forest and tepuian (table-top mountain) shrubbery; larvae, described by de Marmels (1988), found under stones in fast running portions of streams.
Generation Length (years):Unknown

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Species present in protected areas: Parques Nacionales Canaima, Bolivar state, and Duida Marahuaca, Amazonas state, Venezuela (de Marmels 1988, 1990).

Citation: von Ellenrieder, N. 2009. Chalcothore montgomeryi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T60249A12334235. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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