|Scientific Name:||Ceriagrion katamborae Pinhey, 1961|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Dijkstra, K.-D.B., Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V.|
This species is widespread in the Okavango Delta and has been recorded from Botswana, Namibia and Zambia, this wide distribution in combination with the lack of any major threats mean that it is assessed here as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to southern Africa region. Most of the known population occurs in the Okavango Delta and Panhandle (most recently recorded in 2006). It also is known from one record from the Zambezi River area.|
Native:Botswana; Namibia; Zambia
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|Population:||Can be locally common (Kipping pers. comm.).|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Found in and around swamps.|
|Major Threat(s):||Major threats to the species are unknown. Wetland degradation and insecticide spraying for tsetse fly control in the Okavango Delta are potential threats.|
|Conservation Actions:||More research is needed to gather data on range, habitat status, population status, conservation measures, trends/monitoring, and threats.|
IUCN. 2017. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2017-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 7 December 2017).
Kipping, J. 2006. The Odonata of Botswana - an annotated checklist. Cimbebasia Memoirs 5: In press.
Pinhey, E. 1984. A check-list of the Odonata of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Smithersia 3: 1-64.
Suhling, F., Sahlén, G., Martens, A., Marais, E. and Schütte, C. 2006. Dragonfly assemblages in arid tropical environments: a case study from western Namibia. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 311-332.
|Citation:||Kipping, J. 2017. Ceriagrion katamborae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T63211A75381436.Downloaded on 12 December 2017.|
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