Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Kemp, J.R., Michez, D. & Nieto, A.
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Listed as Data Deficient as there is little or no information available on the population size, trends, habitat, ecology and threats to the species. Research should be conducted in order to determine the status of this species.
Hoplitis zandeni is endemic to the Canary Islands (Spain) (Teunissen and van Achterberg 1992).
The population size and trends of this species are not known.
This species possibly occurs in Mediterranean-type shrublands, although the habitat has not been described. The ecology of Hoplitis zandeni is currently unknown. This species has been found on the following flowers: Launaea arborescens, Phagnalon spp., Heliotropium ramosissimum and Ononis spp. (Hohmann et al. 1993).
The threats to this species are not known.
The species is not listed in any National Red Lists or Red Data Books. It is unknown whether it occurs within any protected areas. Further research should be conducted to determine the population size and trends, habitat and ecology, and threats to the species.