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
Apollo Butterfly Asia, Middle East
Bekko Tombo China, Japan, Korea
Biak Tiger Indonesia
Bonthain Tiger Indonesia
Bulgarian Emerald Turkey
Buru Opalescent Birdwing Indonesia
Cerambyx Longicorn Asia, Middle East
Coenagrion syriacum Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
Corsican Swallowtail Sardinia
Dannatt's Tiger Philippines
Dark-winged Groundling Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey
David's Tiger Philippines
Dytiscus latissimus Russia
Felder's Tiger Philippines
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
Goldstreifiger Asia
Graphium spp. (6) India, Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands), Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands
Japanese Ant Japan
Jordan's Swallowtail Indonesia
Jungle Threadtail Sri Lanka
Luzon Peacock Swallowtail Philippines
Lycaena ottomanus Turkey
Milagros' Tiger Philippines
Mountain Alcon Blue Asia
Myrmica spp. (1) Algeria, Belgium, Canada, France, India, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Obi Island Birdwing Indonesia
Omani Dragonfly Oman
Papilio carolinensis Philippines
Papilio neumoegeni Indonesia
Parnassius autocrator Afghanistan, Tajikistan
Pheidole spp. (2) Argentina, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Guyana, India, Madagascar, United States (Colorado)
Predatory Bush Cricket Asia, Middle East
Pygmy Hog Sucking Louse India
Red Chaser Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Turkey
Relict Himalayan Dragonfly India, Nepal
Rosalia Longicorn Asia, Middle East
Sinai Hooktail Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Small Lappet Moth China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia
Southern Tailed Birdwing Indonesia
Sri Lanka Forktail Sri Lanka
Strongylognathus spp. (9) Algeria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia (Eurasia), Greece, Israel, Italy, Korea, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
Wallace's Golden Birdwing Butterfly Indonesia
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**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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