Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Neubert, E., Ward, J. & Cuttelod, A.
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There is insufficient recent information on distribution, population size and trend and threats to be able to assess this species in any category other than Data Deficient (DD).
This species is endemic to southern and western Gran Canaria. Hemicycla psathyra psathyra is known from the region of Aldea to Mogan, Tarajana, maspalomas and Arguineguin, and H. psathyra bituminosa is known from the environments of Galdar. There has been no published data since Wollaston (1878), but at this time it was not rare.
There is no population information.
There is no information available regarding the species' habitat preferences.
Any threats to this species are unknown.
Research is recommended to attempt to re-discover the species in the areas that it has been previously found to see if it is still not rare where it occurs.