|Scientific Name:||Pseudothemis zonata|
|Species Authority:||(Burmeister, 1839)|
Orthetrum zonale Navás, 1932
|Taxonomic Notes:||Originally described under the genus Libellula (Linnaeus) and subsequently became the genotype for Pseudothemis Kirby (1889). Chao (1962) synonymised Orthetrum zonale Navás with Pseudothemis zonata.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Wilson, K. D. P.|
|Reviewer(s):||Clausnitzer, V. & Reels, G. (Odonata Red List Authority)|
A common and widespread species recorded from a wide range in southeast and east Asia, including Vietnam (Tsuda 2000), though China, including Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebai, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Zheijiang (Hua 2000) and Shaanxi (Zhang and Zhang 2006), Hong Kong (Wilson 2004), Taiwan (Lieftinck et al. 1984) to Korea (Lee 2001) and Japan not including Hokkaido (Sugimura et al. 2001).
|Range Description:||Recorded from a wide range in southeastern and eastern Asia, including Vietnam (Tsuda 2000), though China, including Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebai, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Zheijiang (Hua 2000) and Shaanxi (Zhang and Zhang 2006), Hong Kong (Wilson 2004), Taiwan (Lieftinck et al. 1984) to Korea (Lee 2001) and Japan, not including Hokkaido (Sugimura et al 2001).|
Native:China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Zhejiang); Hong Kong; Japan (Honshu, Kyushu, Nansei-shoto, Shikoku); Korea, Democratic People's Republic of; Korea, Republic of; Taiwan, Province of China; Viet Nam
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|Population:||A stable population; a common and widespread species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Frequents ponds and lakes.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no threats known to be presently affecting this species.|
A common and widespread species.
Chao, H-F. 1962. A study on Navasian types of Chinese dragonflies, I. Acta Entomologica Sinica (supplement: Systematic Entomology) 11: 25-31.
Hua, L.-Z. 2000. List of Chinese Insects. Zhongshan University Press, Guangzhou.
IUCN. 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2009.2). Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 3 November 2009).
Kirby, W.F. 1889. A revision of the subfamily Libellulinae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 12(9): 249-348.
Lee, S.M. 2001. The Dragonflies of the Korean Peninsula (Odonata). Junghaeng-Sa, Seoul, Korea.
Lieftinck, M.A., Lien, J.C. and Maa, T.C. 1984. Catalogue of Taiwanese Dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata). Asian Ecological Society, Taichung, Taiwan.
Sugimura, M., Ishida, S., Kojima, K., Ishida, K. and Aoki, T. 2001. Dragonflies of the Japanese Archipelago in Colour. Hokkaido University Press, Japan.
Tsuda, S. 2000. A Distributional List of World Odonata. Tsuda, S., Osaka.
Wilson, K.D.P. 2004. Field Guide to the Dragonflies of Hong Kong. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Friends of the Country Parks and Cosmos Books Ltd., Hong Kong.
Zhang, D. and Zhang, Z. 2006. A summary of resource of Odonata in Shanxi (Shaanxi) Province. Journal of Agricultural Sciences 27(1): 45-50.
|Citation:||Wilson, K. D. P. 2009. Pseudothemis zonata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 October 2014.|