Ampedus ziegleri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Coleoptera Elateridae

Scientific Name: Ampedus ziegleri Zeising & Sieg, 1983
Taxonomic Notes: This species is taxonomically uncertain and its status is questionable (B. Büche pers. comm. 2009).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-06-05
Assessor(s): Horák, J., Büche, B., Méndez, M. & Alexander, K.
Reviewer(s): Alexander, K. & Nieto, A.

European regional assessment: listed as Data Deficient in view of uncertainty as to its taxonomic validity.

EU 27 regional assessment: listed as Data Deficient in view of uncertainty as to its taxonomic validity.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is described from one or two specimens in Germany to the south of Hamburg (B. Büche pers. comm. 2009).
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Population [top]


The abundance, population size and trends for this species are not known.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is an obligate saproxylic species. No details of its habitat associations are known.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Saproxylic Coleoptera tend to be popular with beetle collectors although trade is rarely an issue, the only exceptions being a few larger species of more dramatic form or colour.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

There is no information on the threats to this species. 

In Germany this species was excluded from the working (unpublished) checklist and therefore was not included in the German Red List.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

It is not known if the species occurs in any protected area or whether there are any conservation measures in place.

Citation: Horák, J., Büche, B., Méndez, M. & Alexander, K. 2010. Ampedus ziegleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T157690A5125902. . Downloaded on 17 August 2018.
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