Species

BackMegachile canariensis Pérez, 1902

Megachile canariensis Pérez, 1902

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Dewulf, A. & Praz, C.

Reviewer/s:
Nieto, A., García, M. & Michez, D.

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Assessment Rationale:

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the lack of information on the population size and trend, habitat, ecological requirements and threats. Research should be conducted to determine the status of this species.

Geographic Range:

The species is known only from the Canary Islands (Ascher and Pickering 2014).

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

Population:

The species is considered rather common and the population trend is unknown.

Habitat and Ecology

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Conservation Actions

The species is not listed in any National Red Lists or Red Data Books. There are no conservation actions in place for this species, and it is unknown whether its distribution overlaps with any protected areas throughout its range. Further research should be conducted to determine the population size and trends, habitat and ecology, and threats to the species.