IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

IUCN -SSC-Chair’s Citation of Excellence Award

Domingo, 13 de Outubro de 2019

IUCN through its Species Survival Commission (SSC) has awarded the SSC-Chair's Citation of Excellence Award to the SSC MID-ATLANTIC ISLAND INVERTEBRATES SPECIALIST GROUP group led by our researcher Paulo A.V. Borges and Vicky Wilkins having as “Red List Authority”  Dinarte Teixeira.

 

This award was given to all groups that met above-average the IUCN – SSC objectives in the 2017-2018 biennium.

SSC MID-ATLANTIC ISLAND INVERTEBRATES SPECIALIST GROUP has evaluated over 300 Red Arthropod and Mollusk species from the Macaronesian and South Atlantic Islands during the Red List, has published several scientific articles and participated in various conservation planning and active conservation

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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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