Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fagales Fagaceae

Scientific Name: Quercus tomentella
Species Authority: Engelm.
Common Name(s):
English Island Oak

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2ce ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Nixon, K. <i>et al.</i>
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Channel islands of California and Guadelupe Island of Mexico.
Countries occurrence:
Mexico (Guadalupe I.); United States (California)
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Population [top]

Population: Subpopulations on Guadelupe Island, in particular, have declined dramatically in recent years.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dry forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The regeneration of the species is hampered by overgrazing in the dry forest areas to which it is restricted

Citation: Nixon, K. et al.. 1998. Quercus tomentella. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30959A9595801. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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