Archineura incarnata 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Calopterygidae

Scientific Name: Archineura incarnata
Species Authority: (Karsch, 1892)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-12-15
Assessor(s): Tong, X. & Zhang, H.
Reviewer(s): Nguyen, T.H.T., Mitra, A., Yu, X., Kakkasery, F. & Brooks, E.
Very little is known about this species. However it has a wide range within south-eastern China, with no threats known, and it is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is recorded from a number of provinces in southern China (Fujian, Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Guizhou, Zhejiang). The species should be looked for in connected drainages in northern Viet Nam.
Countries occurrence:
China (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang)
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Population [top]

Population:Locally common.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Montane streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: No information available.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Likely to be impacted locally by deforestation and water pollution in parts of its range, however the extent of impacts on this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Classifications [top]

5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.1. Wetlands (inland) - Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)
suitability: Suitable  major importance:Yes

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
5. Biological resource use -> 5.3. Logging & wood harvesting -> 5.3.5. Motivation Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing: Ongoing ♦ scope: Unknown ♦ severity: Unknown ⇒ Impact score: Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

9. Pollution -> 9.3. Agricultural & forestry effluents -> 9.3.4. Type Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing: Ongoing ♦ scope: Unknown ♦ severity: Unknown ⇒ Impact score: Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology
1. Research -> 1.5. Threats
3. Monitoring -> 3.1. Population trends
3. Monitoring -> 3.4. Habitat trends

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.1). Available at: (Accessed: 12 June 2013).

Wilson, K.D.P. and Xu, Z-F. 2007. Odonata of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau, South China, part 1: Zygoptera. International Journal of Odonatology 10(1): 87-128.

Citation: Tong, X. & Zhang, H. 2013. Archineura incarnata. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T167179A1172485. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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