Chlorolestes fasciatus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Synlestidae

Scientific Name: Chlorolestes fasciatus
Species Authority: (Burmeister, 1839)
Common Name(s):
English Mountain Malachite

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-04-01
Assessor(s): Suhling, F.
Reviewer(s): Kipping, J., Simaika, J.P., Samways, M.J., Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Pollock, C.M. (IUCN Red List Unit)
This species is known only from the southern Africa region. It is locally abundant, with no serious threats or major population declines. It is assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2007 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the southern Africa region, being present in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.
Countries occurrence:
Lesotho; South Africa; Swaziland
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Population [top]

Population: Locally abundant.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Clear montane streams with long grass and bushes on the banks (Samways 1999).
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no threats known to be seriously affecting the species at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific conservation measures are known to be in place or are recommended at present.

Citation: Suhling, F. 2010. Chlorolestes fasciatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T63171A12604771. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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