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Macrogomphus thoracicus

NT
Near Threatened
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2019
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Taxonomy

Description

Macrogomphus thoracicus is a species of dragonfly that belongs to the family Gomphidae. In general, its hindwings may measure about 48 mm for males and 52 mm for females. This species resembles to the Macrogomphus quadratus but the former can be differentiated by having more extensive lateral green markings on the thorax (Orr, 2005). Macrogomphus thoracicus can be found in Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatera and Thailand, where it inhabits slow-moving lowland forest streams (Orr, 2005; Dow, 2019).

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Forest → Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
Suitable Unknown
2
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
2019 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Near Threatened (NT)
3.1
2011 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Data Deficient (DD)
3.1

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References

Article
  1. Dow, R.A., Choong, C.Y. & Ng, Y.F. (2016). Records of Odonata from Perlis, Malaysia in August 2015, with a checklist of species recorded from the state. Faunistic Studies in South-East Asian and Pacific Island Odonata: Journal of the International Dragonfly Fund (16), 1-22

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

Species Citation :- Macrogomphus thoracicus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59225. [Retrieved 16 April 2024].

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