Hemicycla berkeleii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hemicycla berkeleii
Species Authority: Lowe, 1861
Hemicycla berkeleyi Lowe, 1861 [orth. error]

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-03-24
Assessor(s): Groh, K. & Neubert, E.
Reviewer(s): Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.
There is not enough information to assess the conservation status of this species. Further research is need on  the population size, distribution area, etc. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient (DD).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the island of Gran Canaria, between Juan Grande and Maspalomas, San Bartholome.
Spain (Canary Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population size or trend of this species, but it is apparently very rare. A genetic detailed analysis can be found in Neiber et al. (2011).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal).
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known, because of a general lack of information.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no conservation action in place for this species. Further research is need on  the population size, distribution area, etc.

Citation: Groh, K. & Neubert, E. 2013. Hemicycla berkeleii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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