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Evergoderes cabrerai

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ORTHOPTERA TETTIGONIIDAE

Scientific Name: Evergoderes cabrerai
Species Authority: Bolívar, 1936
Common Name(s):
English Gran Canaria Bush-cricket

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A2a; B1ab(i,ii)+2ab(i,ii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2012-06-06
Assessor(s): Jakobs, D.
Reviewer(s): Hochkirch, A. & Odé, B.
Justification:
Evergoderes cabrerai has not been found since the 1960s despite searches during the last years. It is only known from one locality (Barranco de Agaete, Gran Canaria), but its habitats are unknown. It is possibly extinct, but further searches are planned for the future.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the Barranco de Agaete, Gran Canaria (Canary Islands).
Countries:
Native:
Spain (Canary Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: The species has not been found since the mid 1960s. It is not clear if it is extinct. Despite searches, no individuals have been found.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The habitat of this species is unknown.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The reasons for extinction are unknown, possibly human land use and rural development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures for this species are in place. As a first step it is necessary to perform an intensive search for this species to document its status.

Citation: Jakobs, D. 2012. Evergoderes cabrerai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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