IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackEpeolus flavociliatus Friese, 1899

Epeolus flavociliatus Friese, 1899

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Family: Apidae
DD Data Deficient
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Bogusch, P. & Straka, J.

Reviewer/s:
Nieto, A. & Roberts, S.

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Assessment Rationale:

Listed as Data Deficient because the species is only known from a few records in the Canary Islands and there is no information on the population size and trend, habitat, ecological requirements and threats. Further research is needed to assess the status of this species.

Geographic Range:

This species is only known from Gran Canaria and Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
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Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

The population size and trend for this species are unknown. The species is only known from a few records.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no information on the habitat or ecological requirements of this species. This is a kleptoparasitic species, in that it parasitises the nests of other bee species. The host is unknown.

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Conservation Actions

This species is not included in any National Red List of Red Data Book. It is not known if the species occur in any protected areas. Further research is needed into the population size and trend, habitat, ecological requirements and threats.