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Macromia flinti Lieftinck, 1977

Flint's emerald dragonfly, Flint's cruiser

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: October 1970 (de Fonseka, 2000:135)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Flint's emerald dragonfly (Macromia flinti) has not been seen since it was officially described (Lieftinck, 1977; Bedjanič, 2006).

 

Distribution

Uggalkaltota, Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Type locality: Uggalkaltota, Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lieftinck, M. A. (1977). New and little known Corduliidae (Odonata: Anisoptera) from the Indo-Pacific Region. Oriental Insects 11(2): 157-179; Figs. 1-14.

 

Other references:

Bedjanič, M. (2006). Macromia flinti. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 10 May 2012.

Bedjanič, M., Dow, R.A. & Sumanapala, A.P. 2021. Macromia flinti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T59738A170688022. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-3.RLTS.T59738A170688022.en. Accessed on 10 July 2022.

de Fonseka, Terence. (2000). The Dragonflies of Sri Lanka. Colombo, Sri Lanka: WHT Publications. 303 pp., 20 pl. [Corrigenda and Addenda]

 

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