Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Groh, K. & Alonso, M.R.
Neubert, E., Seddon, M.B. & Cuttelod, A.
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This species is endemic to La Gomera in the Canary Islands, around the village of Tagamiche where the threats are considered to be disturbance from the adajcent village, although these are not considered to be severe at present and hence the listing as Vulnerable D2. However should the rate of impact of these threats accelerate, the species would qualify as Critically Endangered.
This species is endemic to the central region of La Gomera in the Canary Islands, around the village of Tagamiche.
This species is only known from a few specimens from one site in one location. The species was recently described, so there are no population trend data.
This species inhabits the Piso Baso typical vegetation of lowland Canary island.
The threats are considered to be disturbance from the adjacent village (urbanization with road construction, enlargement of cultivated area, recreation, tourist activities, etc.), although these are not considered to be severe at present.
Gomez et al. (20001) considered the species to be listed as Vulnerable and proposed protection of the habitat. Recommended conservation actions are habitat protection and long-term monitoring.