Ceriagrion katamborae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Ceriagrion katamborae
Species Authority: Pinhey, 1961
Common Name(s):
English Katambora Orange

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-04-01
Assessor(s): Kipping, J.
Reviewer(s): Suhling, F. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Pollock, C.M. (IUCN Red List Unit)
This species is known mainly from the Okavango Delta. It may be more widespread in southern Africa, but there are no data available to confirm this at present. More data are needed to be able to assess this beyond Data Deficient.
2007 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

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 recorded from one record from the Zambezi River area.
Botswana; Namibia; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: Can be locally common (Kipping pers. comm.).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in and around swamps.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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 [top]

Conservation Actions: More research is needed to gather data on range, habitat status, population status, conservation measures, trends/monitoring, and threats.

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).

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. 2010. Ceriagrion katamborae. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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