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Loxops wolstenholmei 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Aves Passeriformes Fringillidae

Scientific Name: Loxops wolstenholmei Rothschild, 1893
Common Name(s):
English Oahu Akepa
Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
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Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-10-01
Assessor(s): BirdLife International
Reviewer(s): Butchart, S. & Symes, A.
Contributor(s): Baker, H.C., Baker, P.E., Camp, R., Freed, L., Fretz, S., Gorresen, M., Lepson, J., Scott, J., VanderWerf, E., Woodworth, B. & Hart, P.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Benstead, P., Calvert, R., Capper, D., Harding, M., Isherwood, I., Khwaja, N., Mahood, S., Stattersfield, A., Stuart, T., Taylor, J., Derhé, M., Westrip, J.
Justification:
This species was last seen in the wild in 1930, and is considered Extinct.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Loxops wolstenholmi was endemic to the Hawaiian Islands, U.S.A. on O'ahu. The species is extinct (Lepson and Freed 1997), having been last recorded in 1930. 

Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
Additional data:
Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO):Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in area of occupancy (AOO):NoEstimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:380
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):UnknownExtreme fluctuations in extent of occurrence (EOO):No
Continuing decline in number of locations:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in the number of locations:No
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Population [top]

Population:No extant population remains.

Trend Justification:  The species is likely to have been driven to extinction by habitat destruction and disease.

Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations:NoPopulation severely fragmented:Unknown
Continuing decline in subpopulations:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in subpopulations:NoAll individuals in one subpopulation:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

Systems:Terrestrial
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Unknown
Generation Length (years):5.8
Movement patterns:Not a Migrant

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is thought to have been driven to extinction by habitat destruction and disease. 

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Citation: BirdLife International. 2016. Loxops wolstenholmei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T103824105A104236586. . Downloaded on 18 November 2017.
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