Native Animals
 

Merogomphus femoralis

EN
Endangered
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2020
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SSN 59224
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Taxonomy

Description

Merogomphus femoralis is a species of dragonfly belongs to family Gomphidae. Its hindwing may measure up to 26.5 mm for male and has different thoracic marking, anal appendages and venation from M. parvus (Orr, 2005). This species occurs at lowland, low gradient forest streams, typically in swamp or alluvial forest. It can be found in Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and Singapore (Dow, 2020).

 

 

 

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Forest → Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
Suitable Unknown
2
Forest → Subtropical/Tropical Swamp Forest
Suitable Unknown
3
Wetlands → Permanent Rivers, Streams, Creeks [includes waterfalls]
Suitable Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2020 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Endangered (EN)
3.1

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References

Journal
  1. Dow, R.A. & Unggang, J. The Odonata of Binyo Penyilam, a Unique Tropical Wetland Area in Bintulu Division, Sarawak, Malaysia. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (13), 2010, pp. 1349-1358

Acknowledgements :- Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Choong Chee Yen, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

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