Report 2018 is Available

See the report of our 2018 activities at: http://www.maiisg.com/fotos/publicacoes/1576776849.pdf  

MAIISG NEWSLETTER - Sept 2021

At last! A field guide to St Helena’s Invertebrates.   By Roger Key   St Helena must be the most ‘named-after’ 121km2 plot of land in the(...)

Atlantic Islands Invertebrate Specialist Group newsletter nº7 - APRIL 2022

HOW MANY HOGNA SPECIES ARE IN MADEIRA ARCHIPELAGO?    By Luís Crespo   The already well known Hogna ingens (Blackwall, 1857) is only one of(...)

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About Project IUCN SSC Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

 The Atlantic Islands are a geographically discrete grouping, where there is a keen interest and enthusiasm for form a group of people interested in furthering invertebrate conservation.  The group covers all Atlantic Islands. Most of these islands have a high level of invertebrate endemism and numerous species of conservation concern.  The issues facing these islands are similar: habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation, invasive species, climate change; and also limited data and lack of(...)

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Threatened Species

The MAIIS Group is building a selection of profiles, where is some of the latest species we have added:

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How many endemic species of arthropods are in Madeira archipelago?

There are about 921 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Madeira. See also http://sea-entomologia.org/IDE@/revista_6B.pdf