Aeshna osiliensis

 
 
Common Name:
Baltic hawker
Odonata
Order:
Odonata
Family:
Aeshnidae
Genus:
Aeshna
Species:
A. osiliensis
  
Species Description
Aeshna osiliensis (Mierzejewski, 1913) is a species of dragonfly in family Aeshnidae. It is found in Estonia, Finland, and Sweden, with a possible sighting in Norway. This is a trans-Baltic Sea endemic. Most subpoulations are found in saline, brackish or alkaline pools. In Sweden, the species is found in lakes and feshwater marshes/pools. Its natural habitats are intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, and saline lakes.

Aeshna osiliensis has a very large population with no threats knonwn to be affecting it at present. Therefore it is assessed by IUCN Red List as Least Concern. 
 
 

References:
http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/60315/0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeshna_osiliensis
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The Species on Stamps
Sweden
2013.01.10

 


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