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 Fuerteventura where it is restricted to a small area of eastern Jandia mountains (3 locations with an area of occupancy of 20 km2). It is impacted by goats disturbing the habitat and hotel construction within the coastal part of the range are considered to be future threats, hence the species is listed as Endangered (EN) B2ab(iii).
This species is endemic to Fuerteventura.
This is a recently described species, so there are no population trend data.
This species lives in a shrub dominated psammophilous vegetation of the lowlands and piso basa. There is an observed decline in the quality of habitat with low to moderate impact on the species.
Goats, tourism activities and in lowland areas by coast hotel construction are the main threats.
The species was listed by Ibanez et al. (2003) was Vulnerable (B1 + B2c, version 2.3). Conservation actions should include the protection of the area and habitats and the future monitoring of the habitat, as well as the reduction of the impact of the goats on the habitat and the restriction of tourist activities to defined areas.