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Chlorolestes fasciatus

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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)
Justification:
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.
History:
2007 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population: Locally abundant.
Population Trend: Stable

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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