Calliphona alluaudi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Calliphona alluaudi
Species Authority: Bolívar, 1893
Common Name(s):
English Gran Canaria Green Bush-cricket

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(ii,iii)+2ab(ii,iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2012-06-08
Assessor(s): Jakobs, D.
Reviewer(s): Hochkirch, A. & Odé, B.
This species is endemic to Gran Canaria, where it occurs in forested habitats. It is rather insensitive to habitat change, but rural development on Gran Canaria is strong.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Gran Canaria.
Spain (Canary Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: No data on population sizes and trends are available.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in forest habitats. It is not very specialized and can also be found in gardens, but forested habitats have become very rare on Gran Canaria.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened by ongoing habitat loss due to the strong rural development on northern Gran Canaria.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific conservation measures are in place for this species, but it occurs also in protected areas.

Citation: Jakobs, D. 2012. Calliphona alluaudi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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