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BackLasioglossum laetum (Brullé, 1839)

Lasioglossum laetum (Brullé, 1839)

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Family: Halictidae
LC Least Concern
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Pauly, A. & Michez, D.

Reviewer/s:
Roberts, S. & García, M.

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Assessment Rationale:

Listed as Least Concern as the species is widespread within the Canary Islands, the populations are large and believed to be stable and there are no known major threats to the species. However, research should be conducted to determine the population trends for the species as it is endemic to the Canary Islands and it is important to understand if there are any significant declines.

Geographic Range:

Lasioglossum laetum is endemic to the Canary Islands (Ebmer 1993). The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 48,171 km² and the area of occupancy (AOO) is 156 km².

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
48171 (km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
156 (km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
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Elevation Upper Limit:
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Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

A common and stable species within its very restricted range. There is no further information available for the population size and trend of this species.

Habitat and Ecology

The species has a sub-tropical habitat and is ubiquitous throughout, including sub-tropical grassland, sub-tropical and Mediterranean-type shrubland. There is no further information available on the habitat and ecology of this species.

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Conservation Actions

The species is not listed in any National Red Lists or Red Data Books. It occurs within protected areas on the islands. Further research should be conducted to determine the population trends for the species.