Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Groh, K. & Alonso, M.R.
Seddon, M.B., Neubert, E. & Cuttelod, A.
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This species is found in the Anaga Mountains, a remote area, where it does not face any major threats.However, the species is only known from 3 locations, where it is very rarely found. The populations size is probably quite low. Monitoring of this species is requested to gain data on the fluctuation of the population trend .The species is listed as Near Threatened (NT), as in case of a stochastic event, due to fire or extreme weather events, the habitat and hence the species could rapidly decline. In such cases, the species could qualify as Critically Endangered (CR) B2ab(iii).
This species is endemic to Tenerife where it is found in the Anaga Mountains.
The size and trend within the subpopulations are thought to be stable.
This species lives in Laurel forests (Laurisilva).
Road construction and logging are the main threats to this species.
All subpopulations are under local conservation schemes. Valido et al. (1999) considered this species as LR/nt.