IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Orthetrum cancellatum is a widespread European species which occurs eastwards over central Asia (Baijal and Agarwal 1955, Calvert 1898, Dasgupta 1957, Fraser 1918, 1936; Kumar 1982, Kumar and Prasad 1981, Mitra 2002, Singh et al. 1955) to the northern parts of China and Arunachal Pradesh in India (Mitra 2002). It is found throughout European continent (Benken 1980, Buczynski and Pakulnicka 2000, Fraser 1918, 1936; Huber 2000, Kormann 1966, Ris 1909, Tsuda 1991) including the Mediterranean islands (Fraser 1936) but is absent in the north of Britain and the northern half of Fennoscandia.


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