Africallagma sapphirinum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Africallagma sapphirinum (Pinhey, 1950)
Common Name(s):
English Sapphire Bluet

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): Kipping, J., Samways, M.J., Simaika, J. & Clausnitzer, V.
This species is endemic to southern Africa, where it is widespread. No threats are known to be affecting the population at present and it is assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to South Africa and Lesotho, occurring in Highveld grassland areas.
Countries occurrence:
Lesotho; South Africa
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Lentic waters with floating vegetation such as Myriophyllum, including reservoirs with trout.
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, threats, conservation measures, and trends/monitoring would be valuable.

Citation: Suhling, F. 2017. Africallagma sapphirinum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T63218A75318064. . Downloaded on 20 April 2018.
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