Agriocnemis victoria 

Scope: Global & Pan-Africa
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Odonata Coenagrionidae

Scientific Name: Agriocnemis victoria Fraser, 1928
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English Lesser Pincer-tailed Wisp
Taxonomic Notes: This species is often confused with A. forcipata.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-04-08
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Kipping, J.
This species is widespread and there is no reason to assume it will qualify for a higher threat category in the near future. It is assessed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species has been recorded from Zambia to Uganda and westwards to Sierra Leone and Senegal.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Botswana; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon; Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Namibia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population:The population size is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in swamps.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no use or trade information for this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened by drainage and destruction of swampy habitats due to agriculture and infrastructure development. Water pollution is also a threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known but information on taxonomy, population ecology, habitat status and population trends would be valuable.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2016. Agriocnemis victoria. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T59807A75339751. . Downloaded on 15 July 2018.
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