Acanthaeschna victoria

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA AESHNIDAE

Scientific Name: Acanthaeschna victoria
Species Authority: Martin, 1901
Common Name/s:
English Thylacine Darner
Taxonomic Notes: Previous Red Lists had the genus name spelt as Acanthaeshna. Corrected in 2005 to Acanthaeschna.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Odonata Specialist Group
History:
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Insufficiently Known (IUCN 1990)
1988 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Australian endemic. Found in coastal north-eastern New South Wales and south-eastern Queensland.
Countries:
Native:
Australia (New South Wales, Queensland)
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Population [top]

Population: Current population size is not known.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in coastal swamps.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to the species is draining of the coastal swamps urban and rural development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known to be in place.

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Theischinger, G. 2000. The Acanthaeschna story. Linzer Biologische Beitrage 32: 235–240.

Citation: Odonata Specialist Group 1996. Acanthaeschna victoria. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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