IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Frequently asked questions

Biodiversity

1) How many endemic species of arthropods are in Azores:

Answer: there are about 250 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Azores

2) How many endemic species of arthropods are in Madeira archipelago:

Answer: there are about 921 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Madeira

3) How many endemic species of arthropods are in Canary islands archipelago:

Answer: there are about 2898 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Canary islands

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How many endemic species of arthropods are in Azores?

There are about 250 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Azores. See also http://sea-entomologia.org/IDE@/revista_5B.pdf 

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