Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Odonata > Family: Gomphidae > Genus: Gomphus > Species: Gomphus graslinii

Gomphus graslinii Rambur, 1842

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unknown
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 89 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1046


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000014 Spain Monfragüe y las Dehesas del Entorno Map
ES0000049 Spain Los Alcornocales Map
ES0000050 Spain Sierra de Hornachuelos Map
ES0000125 Spain Sierra de Leire y Foz de Arbaiun Map
ES0000368 Spain Río Tajo Internacional y Riberos Map
ES0000427 Spain Río y Pinares del Tietar Map
ES0000434 Spain Canchos de Ramiro y Ladronera Map
ES1140006 Spain Río Tea Map
ES2200012 Spain Río Salazar Map
ES2200025 Spain Sistema fluvial de los ríos Irati, Urrobi y Erro Map
ES4320039 Spain Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque Map
ES5140011 Spain Sistema Prelitoral meridional Map
ES6130001 Spain Sierra de Cardeña y Montoro Map
FR2400535 France Vallée de l'Anglin et affluents Map
FR2402001 France Sologne Map
FR5200649 France Vallée du Loir de Vaas à Bazouges Map
FR5400410 France Les Chaumes Boissières et côteaux de Châteauneuf-sur-Charente Map
FR5400411 France Chaumes du Vignac et de Clérignac Map
FR5400417 France Vallée du Né et ses principaux affluents Map
FR5400419 France Vallée de la Tude Map
FR5400420 France Côteaux du Montmorélien Map
FR5400430 France Vallée de la Charente (basse vallée) Map
FR5400435 France Chaumes de Sechebec Map
FR5400462 France Vallée de la Gartempe - Les Portes d'Enfer Map
FR5400472 France Moyenne vallée de la Charente et Seugnes et Coran Map
FR5400473 France Vallée de l'Antenne Map
FR5400535 France Vallée de l'Anglin Map
FR5402004 France Basse vallée de la Gartempe Map
FR5402010 France Vallées du Lary et du Palais Map
FR7200661 France Vallée de l'Isle de Périgueux à sa confluence avec la Dordogne Map
FR7200663 France Vallée de la Nizonne Map
FR7200781 France Gave de Pau Map
FR7300847 France Vallée du Tarn (de Brousse jusqu'aux gorges) Map
FR7300889 France Vallée de l'Adour Map
FR7300912 France Moyenne vallée du Lot inférieure Map
FR7300913 France Basse vallée du Célé Map
PTCON0002 Portugal Montesinho / Nogueira Map
PTCON0024 Portugal Valongo Map
PTCON0037 Portugal Monchique Map
PTZPE0007 Portugal Serra da Malcata Map
PTZPE0037 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
PTZPE0047 Portugal Vale do Guadiana Map
ES4110078 Spain Riberas del Río Alberche y afluentes Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
ES6130005 Spain Suroeste de La Sierra de Cardeña y Montoro Map
FR9101486 France Cours inférieur de l'Hérault Map
FR8201657 France Moyenne vallée de l'Ardèche et ses affluents, pelouses du plateau des Gras Map
ES4320069 Spain Río Esperaban Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
ES4150108 Spain Quilamas Map
FR9301590 France Le Rhône aval Map
FR9101406 France Petite Camargue Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
ES4320076 Spain Riveras de Gata y Acebo Map
PTCON0021 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
ES4320031 Spain Río Tietar Map
PTCON0014 Portugal Serra da Estrela Map
ES4190105 Spain Lago de Sanabria y alrededores Map
ES4320071 Spain Ríos Alagon y Jerte Map
ES4320002 Spain Cedillo y Río Tajo Internacional Map
PTCON0025 Portugal Montemuro Map
FR7200810 France Plateau d'Argentine Map
ES4320013 Spain Granadilla Map
PTCON0023 Portugal Morais Map
ES4320072 Spain Ríos Arrago y Tralgas Map
ES6130007 Spain Guadiato-Bembézar Map
ES4320038 Spain Sierra de Gredos y Valle del Jerte Map
FR9101388 France Gorges de l'Hérault Map
PTCON0003 Portugal Alvão / Marão Map
ES4320073 Spain Rivera de Aurela Map
PTCON0036 Portugal Guadiana Map
ES5233040 Spain Muela de Cortes y el Caroche Map
ES4190067 Spain Riberas del Río Tera y afluentes Map
FR9101399 France La Cèze et ses gorges Map
ES4320060 Spain Arroyos Barbaon y Calzones Map
FR9101367 France Vallée du Gardon de Mialet Map
FR9301596 France Marais de la vallée des Baux et marais d'Arles Map
ES4150121 Spain Riberas del Río Alagón y afluentes Map
ES4320018 Spain Río Almonte Map
FR8201654 France Basse Ardèche urgonienne Map
ES2200026 Spain Sierra de Ugarra Map
FR8201677 France Milieux alluviaux du Rhône aval Map
FR9101391 France Le Vidourle Map
ES6130006 Spain Guadalmellato Map
ES4320021 Spain Río Erjas Map
PTCON0059 Portugal Rio Paiva Map
ES4320001 Spain Canchos de Ramiro Map
ES0000482 Spain Arbaiun-Leire Map
PTZPE0003 Portugal Montesinho / Nogueira Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Gomphus graslini Rambur, 1847

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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