Endangered Insects of Asia
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Common Name Range ***
Adam's Shadowdamsel Sri Lanka
Aeshna yemenensis Yemen
Agabus spp. (1) Ethiopia, Russia, Spain
Andaman Crow India, Myanmar
Anisogomphus solitaris Sri Lanka
Apollo Butterfly Asia, Middle East
Asiagomphus yayeyamensis Japan
Atrophaneura spp. (4) Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka
Austin's Shadowdamsel Sri Lanka
Bayadera ishigakiana Japan
Bedford-russell's Tree-nymph Indonesia
Bekko Tombo China, Japan, Korea
Biak Dark Crow Indonesia
Biak Threespot Crow Indonesia
Biak Tiger Indonesia
Boninagrion ezoin Japan
Bonthain Tiger Indonesia
Bordered Knob-tipped Shadowdamsel Sri Lanka
Bulgarian Emerald Turkey
Burmagomphus sivalikensis India
Buru Opalescent Birdwing Indonesia
Calopteryx spp. (2) Algeria, Israel, Israel (Palestinian Territory, Occupied), Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia
Cephalaeschna acutifrons India
Cerambyx Longicorn Asia, Middle East
Chalepoxenus spp. (3) Algeria, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
Chlorogomphus iriomotensis Japan
Chlorogomphus okinawensis Japan
Coenagrion syriacum Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
Cordelia's Crow Indonesia
Corsican Swallowtail Sardinia
Cyclogomphus gynostylus Sri Lanka
D'Abrera's Tiger Indonesia
Dannatt's Tiger Philippines
Dark Knob-tipped Shadowdamselfly Sri Lanka
Dark-winged Groundling Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey
David's Tiger Philippines
Dytiscus latissimus Russia
Electra's Tree-nymph Philippines
Epimyrma spp. (2) Algeria, Czech Republic, France, Georgia (Eurasia), Greece, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland
Father Schoenig's Chocolate Philippines
Felder's Tiger Philippines
Flores Tiger Indonesia
Formicoxenus spp. (1) Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States
Four-spot Midget China (Guangdong), Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
Furhstorfer's Jungle Watcher Sri Lanka
Goldstreifiger Asia
Graphium spp. (6) India, Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands), Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands
Graphoderus bilineatus Asia, Middle East
Hajar Wadi Damsel Oman, United Arab Emirates
Harpgoxenus zaisanicus Mongolia
Hemicordulia spp. (2) Japan
Ideopsis spp. (2) Indonesia
Indolestes boninensis Japan
Japanese Ant Japan
Jordan's Swallowtail Indonesia
Jungle Threadtail Sri Lanka
Kuekenthal's Yellow Tiger Indonesia
Leptogomphus yayeyamensis Japan
Ludlow's Bhutan Swallowtail Bhutan
Luzon Peacock Swallowtail Philippines
Lycaena ottomanus Turkey
Lyrate Grappletail Sri Lanka
Macromia spp. (2) France, Japan, Portugal, Spain, Sri Lanka, United States
Macromidia ishidai Japan
Magou Indonesia
Merry Shadowdamsel Sri Lanka
Milagros' Tiger Philippines
Monomorium spp. (2) Algeria, India, Mexico, Singapore, Tunisia, United States
Morishita's Tiger Indonesia
Mountain Alcon Blue Asia
Murphy's Crow Indonesia
Myrmica spp. (1) Algeria, Belgium, Canada, France, India, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Myrmoxenus gordiagini Russia
Nehalennia speciosa Japan, Korea, Russia
Nicobar Crow India
Nietner's Grappletail Sri Lanka
Obi Island Birdwing Indonesia
Oligoaeschna kunigamiensis Japan
Omani Dragonfly Oman
Onychogomphus spp. (2) Algeria, Armenia, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Zambia
Orthetrum poecilops China
Papilio carolinensis Philippines
Papilio neumoegeni Indonesia
Papilio osmana Philippines
Parnassius autocrator Afghanistan, Tajikistan
Pheidole spp. (2) Argentina, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Guyana, India, Madagascar, United States (Colorado)
Plagiolepis spp. (1) Austria, France, Russia
Polyergus nigerrimus Russia
Polyommatus dama Turkey
Powder Blue Damsel Oman, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Predatory Bush Cricket Asia, Middle East
Pseudagrion spp. (1) Ethiopia, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Pseudochazara euxina Russia
Pygmy Hog Sucking Louse India
Ramajana Bambootail Sri Lanka
Red Chaser Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Turkey
Relict Himalayan Dragonfly India, Nepal
Rhinocypha spp. (4) Japan, Philippines
Rhipidolestes okinawanus Japan
Rhoptromyrmex mayri India
Rhoptromyrmex schmitzi Israel
Risiocnemis seidenschwarzi Philippines
Rivulet Tiger (Dragonfly) Sri Lanka
Rosalia Longicorn Asia, Middle East
Rossomyrmex spp. (1) Russia, Spain
Rothschild's Birdwing Indonesia
Shimaakane Dragonfly Japan
Sinai Hooktail Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Sinhalestes orientalis Sri Lanka
Small Lappet Moth China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia
Smoky-winged Threadtail Sri Lanka
Southern Tailed Birdwing Indonesia
Sri Lanka Forktail Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Grappletail Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Relict Ant Sri Lanka
Strongylognathus spp. (9) Algeria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia (Eurasia), Greece, Israel, Italy, Korea, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
Sumbawa Tiger Indonesia
Talaud Black Birdwing Indonesia
Tetrathemis spp. (1) Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Sri Lanka, Uganda
Timor Yellow Tiger Indonesia
Toxopeus' Yellow Tiger Indonesia
Turkish Red Damsel Syria, Turkey
Wallace's Golden Birdwing Butterfly Indonesia
Wijaya's Scissortail Clubtail Sri Lanka
Zerynthia caucasica Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey

**What insects are listed here?:

The Asia section of this site lists the folllowing insects appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Insects that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the Asian continent and many surrounding islands.
  • Insects that dwell in or travel to the Black and Mediterranean Sea (and its islands).
  • Insects that dwell in or travel to India and Russia.
  • Insects that dwell in or travel to any Eurasian region.
  • Some species may be listed that dwell in or travel to some nearby areas of the Middle East (between Africa and Asia).
  • Insects that dwell in or travel to Indonesia and nearby islands located in the South East Asian Archipelago.
  • Insects that dwell in Middle Eastern countries between Africa and Asia

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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