|Scientific Name:||Pseudagrion decorum|
|Species Authority:||(Rambur, 1842)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Babu, R., Mondal, S., Kakkasery, F., Brooks, E., Clausnitzer, V. & Dow, R.A.|
Pseudagrion decorum widespread throughout Indo-Malayan region and has also been reported in Oman. The species is quite common over much range. In the absence of any major widespread threats, this species is assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Pseudagrion decorum has a wide distribution from Oman (Schneider and Dumont 1997) to Myanmar (Tsuda 1991), occurring in Pakistan, India (Tsuda 1991), Nepal (St. Quentin 1970) and Bangladesh (Tsuda 1991).|
Native:Bangladesh; India (Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Myanmar; Nepal; Oman; Pakistan
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|Population:||The species is quite common across its range but no information is available on the population status.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Larvae are common in slow flowing marshy streams and reservoirs.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is very unlikely to be threatened.|
|Conservation Actions:||Further research is required into the species range and population, and potential threats. However, no conservation measures are likely to be needed.|
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).
Mitra, T.R. 2002. Geographical distribution of Odonata (Insecta) of Eastern India. Memoirs of Zoological Survey of India 19(9): 1-208.
Schneider, W. 1987. The Genus Pseudagrion Selys, 1876 in the Middle East - A Zoogeographic outline (Insecta:Odonata) Coenagrionidae. Proceeding of the Symposium on Fauna and Zoogeography: 114-123.
St. Quentin, D. 1970. Odonata aus Nepal. Khumbu Himal 3(3): 1-7.
Tsuda, S. 1991. A distributional list of World Odonata. Tsuda, Osaka.
Vick, G.S. 1989. List of the dragonflies recorded from Nepal, with a summary of their altitudinal distribution (Odonata). Opuscula Zoologica Fluminensia 43: 1-21.
|Citation:||Mitra, A. 2010. Pseudagrion decorum. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 May 2013.|
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