Species

BackHylaeus azorae (Warncke, 1992)

Hylaeus azorae (Warncke, 1992)

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Portugal - Azores

Archipelago(s):
Azores

Assessor/s:
Dathe, H.H.

Reviewer/s:
Roberts, S., Nieto, A. & Scott, J.A.

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Assessment Rationale:

Listed as Data Deficient because this species was described in 1992 and there is little information regarding its status. Additional research is needed into the population size and trend, habitat, ecological requirements and threats.

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the Azores Islands and was described  in 1992 (Warncke 1992c).

Regions:
Portugal - Azores
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
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Area of Occupancy (AOO):
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Biogeographic Realms:
Palearctic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Azores
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

The populations are probably small as the species is described from only one male. There is no information available on the population trend of this species.

Habitat and Ecology

The details about the habitats, the bionomics and ecological requirements of this species are not known.

Major Threat(s):

The threats to this species are not known. This species has a relatively restricted range, within which it is presumably threatened to some degree by climatic factors. The introduced species, Hylaeus signatus, may compete with it

Conservation Actions

This species is not included in the Portuguese National Red List or Red Data Book. The species is not subject to any targeted conservation action. It is not known if the species occurs in protected areas. Further research is needed into the habitat and ecological requirements and to identify the threats to this species