Halictus vestitus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Halictidae

Scientific Name: Halictus vestitus Lepeletier, 1841
Halictus velatus Pérez, 1895

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2014-07-16
Assessor(s): Michez, D., Nieto, A. & Pauly, A.
Reviewer(s): Bilz, M. & Roberts, S.
European regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)
EU 27 regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)

Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution
, presumed large and stable overall population and no major threats.

Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Halictus vestitus occurs in the steppes of Eurasia, from Iberia to Mongolia. The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 3,857,482 km² and the area of occupancy (AOO) is 552 km². This species is considered invasive in North America.
Countries occurrence:
Croatia; France (France (mainland)); Greece (Greece (mainland)); Hungary; Italy (Italy (mainland), Sardegna, Sicilia); Portugal (Portugal (mainland)); Romania; Russian Federation (European Russia, South European Russia); Serbia (Kosovo); Spain (Spain (mainland)); Switzerland; Turkey (Turkey-in-Europe); Ukraine (Krym, Ukraine (main part))
Regionally extinct:
Czech Republic
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:552
Range Map:13339577-1

Population [top]

Population:This species is common and has as stable population trend.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits steppes and Mediterranean habitats.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats affecting this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

This species is included in the National Red List or Red Data Book of Czech Republic (Regionally Extinct; Farkac et al. 2005). It occurs in protected areas.

Citation: Michez, D., Nieto, A. & Pauly, A. 2014. Halictus vestitus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T13339577A63274511. . Downloaded on 14 August 2018.
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