Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Neubert, E., Ward, J. & Cuttelod, A.
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The species meets the area requirements under criterion B for threatened as the area of occupancy is less than 12 km2, and there are only three known locations. However, the population is stable, there are no known threats and the entire population is found within a protected area. Therefore, the species is assessed as Least Concern (LC).
This species is endemic to El Hierro where it is found in laurisilva forest in the high mountains of the north, from 800 to 1,200 m asl. It is known from three locations with five sites making the extent of occurrence 45 km² and the area of occupancy less than 12 km² (Alonso and Ibanez 2007).
The population is thought to be stable.
The species is found in laurisilva forest in the high mountains in the north of the island, from 800 to 1,200 m asl.
Any threats to this species are unknown.
The entire population can be found within a protected area.