|Scientific Name:||Crocothemis servilia|
|Species Authority:||(Drury, 1773)|
Libellula ferruginea Fabricius, 1793
Libellula soror Rambur, 1842
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Kalkman, V. & Clausnitzer, V. (Odonata Red List Authority)|
Crocothemis servilia is one of the most common and widespread odonate species in the world, occurring in artificial and highly disturbed habitats and under no threats at present.
|Range Description:||Crocothemis servilia is an extremely widespread species, occurring throughout mainland tropical and subtropical Asia, Japan, the Ryukyu Archipelago, the greater and lesser Sunda isles, the Philippines and Sulawesi. In the west it extends into Iraq, Iran, Armenia and Turkey. It has been accidentally introduced into Florida in the USA.|
Native:Afghanistan; Armenia (Armenia); Cambodia; China; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia (Bali, Jawa, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera); Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Japan; Korea, Democratic People's Republic of; Korea, Republic of; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak); Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand; Turkey; Viet Nam
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|Population:||This is a very common species across much of its range, occurring in man-made and disturbed habitats.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species breeds in ponds, ditches, marshes and open swamps.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species does not appear to be under any major threats across most of its range.|
|Conservation Actions:||Monitoring of populations is desirable, to check for any possible decline in numbers, but beyond this no conservation measures appear to be needed for this extremely common and widespread species.|
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|Citation:||Dow, R.A. 2009. Crocothemis servilia. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 May 2013.|
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