Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Groh, K. & Alonso, R.
Neubert, E., Seddon, M.B. & Cuttelod, A.
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This species is known from one site on Gomera on the intermediate slopes, however there are no known threats at present. The species is listed as Vulnerable (VU) D2, as in case of a stochastic event, due to fire or extreme weather events, the habitat and hence the species could rapidly decline. If there is any proposed development or reactivation of land-use, then the species would immediately qualify as Critically Endangered (CR) B2ab(iii).
This species is known from a single location on the northwest side of the island of Gomera, at Montana Bejira.
The population is very small. There are no trend data for this species.
This ground-dwelling species is found on typical lowland vegetation.
Agriculture and pasture might be affecting the species.
This species is not listed in National Red List nor on the Canarian Island government list. It is considered to be Endangered by Valido et al. (1999) and Close to Extinction by Moliner Gomez et al. (2001). Actions required are the implementation of a protected area and long-term monitoring.