Agriocnemis falcifera 

Scope: Global, Pan-Africa & Southern Africa
Language: English

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Agriocnemis falcifera Pinhey, 1959
Common Name(s):
English White-masked Wisp

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2015-04-08
Assessor(s): Suhling, F.
Reviewer(s): Clausnitzer, V., Samways, M.J., Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Simaika, J.
Although this endemic, South African species is not very widespread, it is not likely to be declining rapidly enough to qualify for listing in a threatened or Near Threatened category. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This is an South African endemic species, restricted to KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and the Limpopo Province.
Countries occurrence:
South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo Province)
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Population [top]

Population:Current population size and trends are unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Pools and marshes with abundant reeds.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Current threats are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures known but research into population numbers and range, biology and ecology, and trends/monitoring would be valuable.

Citation: Suhling, F. 2017. Agriocnemis falcifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T63182A75332624. . Downloaded on 18 August 2018.
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