Ceriagrion katamborae 

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: Ceriagrion katamborae Pinhey, 1961
Common Name(s):
English White-faced Waxtail

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2015-04-08
Assessor(s): Kipping, J.
Reviewer(s): Dijkstra, K.-D.B., Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V.
This species is widespread in the Okavango Delta and has been recorded from Botswana, Namibia and Zambia, this wide distribution in combination with the lack of any major threats mean that it is assessed here as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to southern Africa region. Most of the known population occurs in the Okavango Delta and Panhandle (most recently recorded in 2006). It also is known from one record from the Zambezi River area.
Countries occurrence:
Botswana; Namibia; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population:Can be locally common (Kipping pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found in and around swamps.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Major threats to the species are unknown. Wetland degradation and insecticide spraying for tsetse fly control in the Okavango Delta are potential threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: More research is needed to gather data on range, habitat status, population status, conservation measures, trends/monitoring, and threats.

Citation: Kipping, J. 2017. Ceriagrion katamborae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T63211A75381436. . Downloaded on 18 September 2018.
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