Native Animals
 

Burmagomphus williamsoni

LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2011
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SSN 59242
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Taxonomy

Description

Burmagomphus williamsoni is a species of dragonfly in family Gomphidae. Its hindwing may measure up to 22 mm in male and 24 mm in female. Both male and female are quite similar to B. divaricatus but slightly different in thoracic pattern. Its inferior anal appendage and superior anal appendage is divergent but the arms are rather short and thick. The larva is moderately elongate and flattened, in silt and detritus. B. williamsoni is normally found in sluggish in lowland streams in open country and is widespread in Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Burma (Orr, 2005). However, it is certainly present on forest streams as well and has been found on a fast-flowing rocky stream in northwest Thailand (Dow, 2011).

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
2011 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1
2009 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
1

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References

Article
  1. Choong, C.Y., Alwen, B.M. & Tan, C.C. (2018). Odonata (insecta) fauna of Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia. SERANGGA 23 (2), 49-58. http://journalarticle.ukm.my/13949/
  2. 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, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Amalia Aisyah Binti Abdul Halim, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

Species Citation :- Burmagomphus williamsoni. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/59242. [Retrieved 30 January 2023].

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