Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Platycnemis latipes is an Atlanto West Mediterranean endemic which is known from Iberia and France only, where it is generally common.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Platycnemis latipes occurs mainly in low to moderately fast running waters in lowlands and hilly areas. It is rarely met in standing waters.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2010

Assessor/s
Boudot, J.-P.

Reviewer/s
De Knijf, G., Ferreira, S. & Riservato, E.

Contributor/s

Justification
European regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)
EU 27 regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)

Platycnemis latipes is assessed as Least Concern on the European scale due to its abundance.

History
  • 2009
    Least Concern
  • 2007
    Least Concern
    (IUCN 2009.2)
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Population

Population
The species is common and occurs often in large populations.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
The species is common and is not threatened in spite of its restricted range.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
No specific measures are needed for this species.
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