Common Spreadwing

Lestes disjunctus

General Status Rank: 
Secure
ELCODE: 
IIODO67050
Common Name: 
Common Spreadwing
Scientific Name: 
Lestes disjunctus
Naming References: 
Taxonomy
Group: 
Odonate (Damselfly)
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Odonata
Family: 
Lestidae
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General Biology
Canada Known Subspecies Count: 
0
Reproduction Frequency Per Year: 
0

Economic/Human Considerations

G5
References: 
Habitat
Larvae and adults=variety of habitats from sedge-bordered lakes to mossy fens.
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Distribution

Ecozones

Taiga Plains, Taiga Shield, Boreal Plains
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Distribution

5.97%
Score: 
F
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Number of Occurrences

15
Score: 
BE
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Area of Occupancy

Score: 
-
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Population

Population Size

Common
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Threats

Threats

Score: 
C

Intrinsic Vulnerability

Score: 
-
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Secure
Status Rank Description: 
In Yukon this species extends north to the Old Crow Basin. With additional study its rank will likely be S4. Was ranked as sensitive by P. Catling; reviewed by S. Carriere as Secure
S Rank: 
S4S5
Decision Process Description: 
Was ranked as sensitive by P. Catling; reviewed by P. Catling and S. Carriere as Secure due to high probability of more sites and large distribution in 2005.; Reviewed in 2010, no change; Reviewed in 2015, no change; Reviewed in 2020, no change
Last Updated: 
June 29, 2020

References

Area of Occupancy

  • Cannings, Sydney G., Cannings, Robert A. (1997) Dragonflies (Odonata) of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods) Insects of the Yukon pp 169-200 - BMW1 Return

Economic Status

  • NatureServe: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. (2001) Version 1.4 . Arlington, Virginia, USA: Association for Biodiversity Information.. Available: http://www.natureserve.org/. (Accessed: June 29, 2001 - W018 Return

Ecozones

  • Catling, P. (2003) Dragonflies (Odonata) of the Northwest Territories - Status ranking and preliminary atlas. Unpublished report Suzanne Carriere's office - RSC11 Return

Habitat

  • Cannings, Sydney G., Cannings, Robert A. (1997) Dragonflies (Odonata) of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods) Insects of the Yukon pp 169-200 - BMW1 Return

Naming

  • Cannings, Robert A. (2001) Personal Communication. Curator of Entomology, Royal British Columbia Museum - HMW1 Return
  • NatureServe: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. (2001) Version 1.4 . Arlington, Virginia, USA: Association for Biodiversity Information.. Available: http://www.natureserve.org/. (Accessed: June 29, 2001 - W018 Return

Number of Occurrences

  • Catling, P. (2003) Dragonflies (Odonata) of the Northwest Territories - Status ranking and preliminary atlas. Unpublished report Suzanne Carriere's office - RSC11 Return

Population Size

Cannings, Sydney G., Cannings, Robert A. (1997) Dragonflies (Odonata) of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods) Insects of the Yukon pp 169-200 - BMW1 Return

Range Extent

  • Catling, P. (2003) Dragonflies (Odonata) of the Northwest Territories - Status ranking and preliminary atlas. Unpublished report Suzanne Carriere's office - RSC11 Return

Taxonomy

  • Cannings, Robert A. (2001) Personal Communication. Curator of Entomology, Royal British Columbia Museum - HMW1 Return