|Scientific Name:||Calopteryx aequabilis|
|Species Authority:||Say, 1840|
Agrion aequabile ssp. californicum Kennedy, 1917
Agrion coloradicum Cockerell, 1913
Calopteryx aequabilis ssp. yakima Hagen, 1889
Calopteryx hudsonica Hagen, 1877
Calopteryx virginica Selys, 1853
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Paulson, D.R. and Dunkle, S.W. 2009. A checklist of North American Odonata including English name, etymology, type locality, and distribution. Originally published as Occasional Paper No. 56, Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, June 1999; completely revised 2012. Available at: http://www.odonatacentral.org/docs/NA_Odonata_Checklist_2012.pdf.|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Several described subspecies, none of them very well defined.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Paulson, D. R.|
|Reviewer(s):||Clausnitzer, V. & Kalkman, V. (Odonata Red List Authority)|
C. aequabilis is common all across North America, in many protected areas and there is no indication of any population decline.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in eight provinces and one territory in Canada and twenty eight states in the United States of America.|
Native:Canada (Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland I, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward I., Québec, Saskatchewan); United States (California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
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|Population:||C. aequabilis is an abundant and widespread species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Found at clear streams of all sizes and rivers with moderate current. Can be common in places on rather tiny wooded streams, as long as there is some sun penetration. Also seen at rocky shores of large lakes in some areas.|
|Generation Length (years):||1-2|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no threats presently affecting this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species is present in many federal, state, local, and private reserves and appears no to require any further conservation actions at this time.|
IUCN. 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2009.2). Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 3 November 2009).
Manolis, T. 2003. Dragonflies and damselflies of California. University of California Press.
Nikula, B., Loose, J.L. and Burne, M.R. 2003. A Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.
Paulson, D. 2009. Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West. Princeton University Press, Princeton.
Walker, E.M. 1958. The Odonata of Canada and Alaska. Vol. II, Part III: The Anisoptera—Four Families. University of Toronto Press.
Westfall, M.J., Jr., and May, M.L. 2006. Damselflies of North America. Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, Florida.
|Citation:||Paulson, D. R. 2009. Calopteryx aequabilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T165005A5958689.Downloaded on 24 March 2017.|
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