Species

BackAndrena hillana Warncke, 1968

Andrena hillana Warncke, 1968

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Family: Andrenidae
DD Data Deficient
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Roberts, S. & de Meulemeester, T.

Reviewer/s:
García, M., Scheuchl, E. & Kemp, J.R.

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Assessment Rationale:

Listed as Data Deficient as there is only one known described specimen of this species. Therefore, there is no information available on the population size, trends, habitats, ecology and threats to the species.

Geographic Range:

Andrena hillana is endemic to the Canary Islands. The species is described and only known from Fuerteventura (Gusenleitner and Schwarz 2002).

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
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Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

There is no information available on the population size or trend of this species. However, there is only a single known record and so the species is assumed to be very rare within its extremely restricted range.

Habitat and Ecology

There is little is known about the habitat and ecology of this species, although it can be assumed to occur on Mediterranean-type shrubland. According to Warncke (1968), Andrena hillana flies in March, but Hohmann et al. (1993) state that it flies from January to March. 

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Conservation Actions

The species is not listed on any National Red Lists or Red Data Books and is not the subject of any targeted conservation action. It is not known if the species is found in any protected areas. Further research is required to establish the details of the population size and trends, habitat, ecology and threats to the species.