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Epeolus compar 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apidae

Scientific Name: Epeolus compar Alfken, 1937

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2014-02-21
Assessor(s): Bogusch, P. & Straka, J.
Reviewer(s): Nieto, A. & Roberts, S.
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient because this species is only known from a few records from Sardinia and there is a lack of information on the population size and trend, habitat, ecological requirements and threats. Further research is needed to assess the status of this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known from few findings from Sardinia in Italy.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Italy (Sardegna)
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Population [top]

Population:The population size and trend of this species are unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a kleptoparasitic species, in that it parasitises the nests of other bee species. This species probably occurs in open sandy biotopes.
Systems:Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not traded or exploited commercially.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

 

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is not listed in any National Red List of Red Data Book. Further research is needed into the population size and trend, habitat, ecological requirements and threats. It is not known if the species occurs in protected areas.

Citation: Bogusch, P. & Straka, J. 2014. Epeolus compar. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T19198575A21145583. . Downloaded on 21 May 2018.
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