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BackLasioglossum viride (Brullé, 1839)

Lasioglossum viride (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.

Contributor/s:

Facilitators / Compilers/s:
Kemp, J.R.


Assessment Rationale:

Listed as Least Concern as the species is common in the Canary Islands and there are no major threats to the species. However, research should be conducted to determine the population trends and ecology of the species.

Geographic Range:

An endemic species to the Canary Islands. The subspecies viride occurs on Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro; the subspecies cabrerai on Lanzarote and Fuerteventura; the subspecies palmae on La Palma; and the subspecies unicolor on Gran Canaria (Warncke 1975, Ebmer 1993 in Hohmann et al. 1993). The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 51,699 km² and the area of occurrence (AOO) is 268 km².

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
51699 (km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
268 (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 species on the islands. There is no further information available for the population size and trend for this species.

Habitat and Ecology

The species occurs in sub-tropical habitats such as temperate and sub-tropical grasslands, Mediterranean-type shrublands, sub-tropical shrublands and coastal dunes amongst a variety of others.

Major Threat(s):

Conservation Actions

The species is not listed in any National Red Lists or Red Data Books. It occurs within protected areas such as Teide National Park on Tenerife. Further research should be conducted to determine the population trends and ecology of the species.