Odé, B. & García, M.
Jakobs, D. & Kranz, M.
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The Lanzarote Rock Grasshopper is widespread on Lanzarote, from where it is endemic. Even though it may be locally affected by rural and touristic development, the species is quite common. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern (LC).
The Lanzarote Rock Grasshopper is endemic to Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain (Hochkirch and Görzig 2009). Its extent of occurrence (EOO) is 918 km² and its area of occupancy (AOO) is between 64 and 200 km².
There is no information available on the population size and trends of the species. The Lanzarote Rock Grasshopper is quite common and its habitat is little affected by human activities.
The species is common in dry vegetation, including rocky slopes as well as even dry habitats with large amounts of bare ground (Hochkirch 2003). Its altitudinal range is 0 - 600 m.
The species is very common and probably only locally threatened by increasing touristic and rural development. A natural threat to this species is active volcanism.
No specific conservation actions are in place for this species. It occurs in at least two protected areas. More research into its ecology and population trend is needed.