Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Groh, K. & Neubert, E.
Temple, H.J. & Cuttelod, A.
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This species is relatively widespread and there is no threat known to this species. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC). Some subpopulations of this species were previously assessed on the IUCN Red List as Rare (in 1990 and 1994) under the name N. tarnerianus. However, recent findings show that the species is more widespread and thus it is considered LC.
Endemic to Europe: This species is endemic to Canary Islands, where it lives in the northern and mainly northeastern parts of Tenerife in the middle altitudes. The distribution area of this species is severely fragmented.
The size and trend within the subpopulations are presumed to be stable.
This species lives in Laurel forests (Laurisilva) and Fayal-Brezal.
There are no threats to this species known.
Major parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes.