Native Animals

Hylaeothemis clementia

LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2011
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SSN 59127
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Hylaeothemis clementia is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. Its hindwing may measure up to 24 mm for males and 28 mm for females. It has moderately small and narrow wings, a moderate thin abdomen and marked with prominent golden flecks on segments two (2) to seven (7). The female has a similar thorax marked as  male but less contrasting yellowish flecks on its abdomen. H. clementia is rare and local in lowland alluvial swamp (Orr, 2005). It actually seems to inhabit small low gradient marshy areas and pools, often at the head of a stream, in hilly and upland (Dow, 2011). This species is widespread in Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Thailand and Laos (Orr, 2005).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2011 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Location

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  • Sabah 1
  • Selangor 1
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1

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References

Article
  1. Dow, R.A. & Ngiam, R.W.J. (2012). Odonata collected in the Hose Mountains, Kapit Division, Sarawak, Malaysia in April 2011. International Dragonfly Fund - Report 44, 1-18
  2. Norma-Rashid, Y. & van Tol, J. (1995). New records of odonata for West Malaysia. Notulae Odonatologicae 4 (6), 101-103

Acknowledgements :- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Choong Chee Yen

Species Citation :- Hylaeothemis clementia. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59127. [Retrieved 13 August 2022].

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