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Onychogomphus aemulus

VU
Vulnerable
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2020
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SSN 59222
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Taxonomy

Description

Onychogomphus aemulus is a clubtail dragonfly species belonging to the family Gomphidae. Generally, this species has hindwings measure of about 28 mm in length. The lateral view of the synthorax shows three pale bands, and two ‘7’ shaped marks can be seen from the dorsal view. Then, the male has dark anal appendages with long and relatively straight superior anal appendages. The inferior anal appendage is much shorter and less deeply divided than in other Onychogomphus (Orr, 2005).

Onychogomphus aemulus can be found in small, lowland forest streams. It is distributed in Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra (Orr, 2005; Dow, 2020).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2020 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Vulnerable (VU)
3.1

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Acknowledgements :- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen & Mrs. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas

Species Citation :- Onychogomphus aemulus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59222. [Retrieved 16 April 2024].

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