IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Newsletter December 2020

MAIISG newsletter - Number 3, December 2020 Save our Snails – a cry for help attended by the community By António M. Frias Martins Azorean land(...)

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Created by Xavier Teixeira, the MAIISG logo incorporates the images of representatives of invertebrates such as beetles, butterflies, snails and(...)

Newsletter Ausgust 2020

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About Project IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

 The Mid Atlantic Islands are a geographically discrete grouping, where there is a keen interest and enthusiasm for form a group of people interested in furthering invertebrate conservation.  The group covers currently the following islands: Gough, Tristan, St Helena, Ascension, Cape Verdes, Canaries, Madeira, Azores, and São Tomé and Príncipe. Most of these islands have a high level of invertebrate endemism and numerous species of conservation concern.  The issues facing these islands are(...)

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Threatened Species

The MAIIS Group is building a selection of profiles, where is some of the latest species we have added:

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How many endemic species of arthropods are in Canary islands archipelago?

 There are about 2898 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Canary islands. See also http://sea-entomologia.org/IDE@/revista_4.pdf