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Gomphus hodgesi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA GOMPHIDAE

Scientific Name: Gomphus hodgesi
Species Authority: Needham, 1950
Common Name/s:
English Hodges' Clubtail

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor/s: Abbott, J.C.
Reviewer/s: Donnelly, N., Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V. (Odontata Red List Authority)
Justification:
Probably hundreds to thousands in each stream. Early and short spring flight season leaves little time to locate adults. The estimated extent of occurrence is less than 20,000 km² with ongoing habitat degradation. There are 21 localities known.
History:
1994 Rare (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Rare (IUCN 1990)
1988 Rare (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the United States. Known from 15 counties within the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. Current population size is unknown.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi)
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Population [top]

Population: Current population size is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Clean sand-bottomed streams and rivers (Dunkle 2000).
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Usual threats of development, forestry, and pollution.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: In Florida, occurs in Blackwater River State Park, Blackwater River State Forest, and Apalachicola National Forest, and in Conecuh National Forest in Alabama.
Citation: Abbott, J.C. 2007. Gomphus hodgesi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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