Nomada pallispinosa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apidae

Scientific Name: Nomada pallispinosa Schwarz, 1967

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.

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:

The species occurs in south-eastern Europe and south-western Asia (Turkey, Israel). In Europe, it occurs in north-east Italy (Schwarz 1967), the north of the Balkan Peninsula (Gogala 2013) down into Greece including the Aegean islands and Cyprus (Grace 2010, Schwarz 1967, M. Schwarz pers. comm. 2014). The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 954,045 km2 and the area of occupancy (AOO) is 112 km2.

Countries occurrence:
Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Greece (East Aegean Is., Greece (mainland)); Italy (Italy (mainland)); Russian Federation (Central European Russia, European Russia); Slovenia
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:112
Range Map:19199396-1

Population [top]

Population:Populations are rather 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 in Europe. It is found in Mediterranean phryganic shrubland in Israel (S. Roberts pers. comm. 2014).

The species is univoltine (it has one generation per year) flying from February (in Israel) to May.


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:

This species is included in the National Red List or Red Data Book of Slovenia (Endangered; Anonymous 2002). 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 pallispinosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T19199396A21462294. . Downloaded on 19 March 2018.
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