Nomada illustris 

Scope: Global & Europe
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apidae

Scientific Name: Nomada illustris Schmiedeknecht, 1882

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2013-11-22
Assessor(s): Smit, J.
Reviewer(s): Roberts, S. & Nieto, A.
Contributor(s): Schwarz, M.

Global and European regional assessment: Data Deficient (DD)
EU 27 regional assessment: Data Deficient (DD)

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence 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 a European endemic. It is found in south-western Europe, but with populations also in Italy (Stoch 2003) and Croatia (M. Schwarz pers. comm. 2014). The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 1,334,596 km2 and the area of occupancy (AOO) is 124 km2.

Countries occurrence:
Croatia; France (France (mainland)); Italy (Italy (mainland)); Portugal (Portugal (mainland)); Spain (Spain (mainland))
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:124
Range Map:19199272-1

Population [top]

Population:Populations are small but there is no information available on the population trend of this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

The species is a brood parasite of other bees, nothing is known of the host or the habitat.


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 not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

Despite its general scarcity, the species is not subject to any targeted conservation action and does not appear on any national Red Lists or Red Data Books. Further research is needed into the population size and trend, habitat, ecological requirements and threats. It is not known if it occurs in protected areas.

Citation: Smit, J. 2014. Nomada illustris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T19199272A21461870. . Downloaded on 17 July 2018.
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