Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Groh, K. & Neubert, E.
Temple, H.J. & Cuttelod, A.
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This species is endemic to the island of Tenerife. It is recorded from a very small area near to Candelaria on the southeastern coast of Tenerife. This species is only present in a small area which is under pressure from increasing urbanisation and decline in habitat quality. Based on the existing information and the fact that this species occurs in one location with an area of occupancy of 4 km2, the species is considered as Critically Endangered (CR).
This species is endemic to the island of Tenerife. It is recorded from a very small area near Candelaria on the southeastern coast of Tenerife.
There are no data on the population size or trend of this species; the population size is probably very small.
This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal).
Potential threats to this species include the destruction of its habitat by the expansion of the urban area of Candelaria including road construction. The destruction of the entire habitat is very likely in the foreseeable future.
There is no conservation action in place for this species. Protection of its habitat is urgently needed.