Neurogomphus uelensis

[Regional assessment]
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA GOMPHIDAE

Scientific Name: Neurogomphus uelensis
Species Authority: Schouteden, 1934

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-03-07
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Djikstra, K. D, Kipping, J., Schutte, K. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
Though the species is only known from a few localities, these are scattered over a wide range in the hardly surveyed Congo Basin (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo and Gabon). The species is assessed as Least Concern as it is assumed to occur also in between the currently known locations where suitable habitat is available.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species has been recorded from Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo and Gabon.
Countries:
Native:
Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon
Range Map:184192-15

Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information, but most likely to be affected by forest destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available but research into population numbers and range, habitat status, threats, conservation measures, and trends/monitoring of this species would be valuable. Habitat and site-based actions are also required.

Bibliography [top]

Cammaerts, R. 2004. Taxonomic studies on African Gomphidae (Odonata, Anisoptera). 2. A revision of the genus Neurogomphus Karsch, with the description of some larvae. Belgian Journal of Entomology 6(1): 1-239.

IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).


Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Neurogomphus uelensis. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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