Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Temple, H.J., Cuttelod, A. & Neubert, E.
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The distribution of this species is not clear, and there is no information on population size and trends or threats. Consequently this species is assessed as Data Deficient (DD).
This species is endemic to La Gomera where it was recorded by Fritsch, Wollaston and Lowe in the middle of the 19th century on the slopes above San Sebastian. It was not subsequently found or mentioned by Ibanez and his colleagues (K. Groh, pers. comm., 2011). It was only found by K. Groh near to San Sebastian, in the eastern part of the island. Only Rachl (in Bank et al. 2002) mentions specimens from the north-west of the island, from between Tazo and Arguamul.
There is no information available.
This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal).
There is no information available regarding threats.
There is no information available on conservation actions.