Pleomele hawaiiensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pleomele hawaiiensis
Species Authority: O.& I. Deg.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is currently recorded from six to eight subpopulations in Puuwaawaa, the Kaloko/Kaloao area, the Kapua/Kahuku area and on Holei Pali.
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Population estimates lie between 300 and 400 individuals.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species of lowland dry forest on lava fields.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is threatened with conversion for residential or recreational use. Grazers, invasive plants and fire are also problems.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is classified as endangered on the US Federal Register.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Pleomele hawaiiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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