|Scientific Name:||Bombus perezi (Schulthess-Rechberg, 1886)|
Psithyrus perezi Schulthess-Rechberg, 1886
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Rasmont, P., Roberts, S., Cederberg, B., Radchenko, V. & Michez, D.|
|Reviewer(s):||Williams, P. & Bilz, M.|
European regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)
EU 27 regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution within its restricted range, its presumed large overall population with a stable population trend.
|Range Description:||Bombus perezi is endemic to Corsica and Elba Islands (Rasmont and Adamski 1995). The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 9,523 km² and the area of occupancy (AOO) is 188 km².|
Native:France (Corsica); Italy (Italy (mainland))
There are no details of population trends in this species, however, as a parasitic species, it is always less abundant than its host(s).
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Bombus perezi is a social parasite of other Bombus. It is likely that it is the inquiline of the local subspecies of Bombus terrestris.|
|Use and Trade:||
This species is not traded or exploited commercially.
|Major Threat(s):||Any reduction in population sizes of hosts will have an adverse effect on this species.|
The species is not subject to any targeted conservation action. It occurs in protected areas.
|Citation:||Rasmont, P., Roberts, S., Cederberg, B., Radchenko, V. & Michez, D. 2015. Bombus perezi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T13343448A57367976.Downloaded on 21 May 2018.|
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