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Procraerus cretensis 

Scope: Europe
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Coleoptera Elateridae

Scientific Name: Procraerus cretensis Platia & Gudenzi, 1996
Taxonomic Source(s): 2016. Encyclopedia of Life. Available at: www.eol.org. (Accessed: 20th June).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2015-12-01
Assessor(s): Pettersson, R., Schmidl, J., Petrakis, P., Recalde, J.I. & Zapata de la Vega, J.L.
Reviewer(s): Gerlach, J., Eriksson, T. & Baudoux, C.
Justification:

This species is listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information about its population size, threats and ecological requirements.

Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only found on Crete in Greece (Platia and Gudenzi 1996).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Greece (Kriti)
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Population [top]

Population:

There is little information available about the abundance of this species.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is an obligate saproxylic species, although no information is available about its habitat requirements.
Systems:Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no information available on use or trade for this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

There is no information available regarding specific threats to this species. 

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

It is unknown whether this species occurs in protected areas. Further research on the ecology, population size, life history and potential threats to this species is necessary in order to identify possible conservation needs.


Citation: Pettersson, R., Schmidl, J., Petrakis, P., Recalde, J.I. & Zapata de la Vega, J.L. 2017. Procraerus cretensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T157759A44149210. . Downloaded on 20 September 2017.
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