|Scope: Global & Europe|
|Scientific Name:||Monilearia granostriata (Mousson, 1857)|
Ripkeniella granostriata (Mousson, 1857)
|Taxonomic Notes:||This species was described from Lanzarote, but it actually lives only on Fuerteventura. This is probably due to a confusion of museum labels.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) (Regional assessment) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Groh, K. & Neubert, E.|
|Reviewer(s):||Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.|
This species is known from a very restricted area in the central part of the Jandia Pensinsula on Fuerteventura, with one location and seven sites. The species is threatened by uncontrolled goat grazing, and thus is assessed as Critically Endangered (CR) B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii).
|Range Description:||This species lives in a very restricted area in the central part of the Jandia Pensinsula on Fuerteventura.|
Native:Spain (Canary Is.)
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There is no information available on on the population size of this species.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is a rock dweller; the habitat consists of lichen-rich vulcanic rocks including a sparse grassy vegetation.|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Use and Trade:||
This species is not used.
|Major Threat(s):||The main threats are from goats and tourist recreation, although the impact on the habitats is more uneven and hence the species is assessed on limited range.|
|Conservation Actions:||This area is already under protection. However, it is highly recommended to control the grazing by goats. A removal of these animals from the area would be the most efficient measure to be taken.|
|Citation:||Groh, K. & Neubert, E. 2011. Monilearia granostriata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T156472A4950631.Downloaded on 16 July 2018.|
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