Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Alonso, M.R. & Groh, K.
Neubert, E., Seddon, M.B. & Cuttelod, A.
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The species is only present on a small area of the north coast of El Hierro in the Canary Islands where it is found in 4 - 6 locations. The major threats lie from agricultural impacts, urban development and road development change habitats especially in the coastal zone. This species is close to meeting the threshold for Endangered, should the rate of change to the habitat accelerate on the island. However, for the moment, it is listed as Vulnerable (VU) D2.
The species is only present on a small area of the northern coast of El Hierro in the Canary Islands where it is found in 4 locations.
There are no population trend available. This species is rare, the population is dispersed in the north and north-west of El Hierro in 4 locations (8 sites).
This species occur in degraded lowland vegetation (Piso Basal) and is a ground-dweller.
The major threats lie in the change of habitat, related to agricultural impacts, urban development and road development, especially in the coastal zone.
Habitat monitoring is recommended.