Acicula hausdorfi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Acicula hausdorfi
Species Authority: Boeters, Gittenberger & Subai, 1989

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-09-14
Assessor(s): Vardinoyannis, K. & Triantis, K.
Reviewer(s): Pall-Gergely, B., Slapnik, R., Feher, Z. & Livingstone, S.
The species is known from only five locations, but there is no direct plausible threat at the moment. However, if a threat was to occur, then the species would directly qualify for a threat category. This species is therefore classified as Near Threatened. Research into the population size, distribution and trends of this species is recommended.

1996 Data Deficient (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is endemic to Greece, located in Ipirus and the Ionian Islands of Kefallonia and Lefkada (Boeters et al. 1989).
Greece (Greece (mainland))
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Population [top]


The species is known only from a few localities. There is no available information regarding the population trend of the species. 

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in shaded, humid environments such as woodlands. It is usually found in the leaf litter.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

This species is not used or traded.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Destruction of this species' woodland habitat can reduce localised populations of the species, but currently there is no evidence for any direct threats for the species now or in the near future.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

The species is listed in the Greek Red Data Book as Least Concern (Legakis and Maraghou 2009).  There is no conservation action regarding the species. Due to there only being five locations known of this species it is recommended that there is more research into the population size, distribution and trends of this species.

Citation: Vardinoyannis, K. & Triantis, K. 2013. Acicula hausdorfi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 31 March 2015.
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