Flavipanurgus venustus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Andrenidae

Scientific Name: Flavipanurgus venustus (Erichson, 1835)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-09-24
Assessor(s): Michez, D. & Nieto, A.
Reviewer(s): Roberts, S. & Bilz, M.
Contributor(s): Ortiz Sánchez, F.J. & Patiny, S.
Listed as Least Concern because although this species has a very small extent of occurrence and area of occupancy, it is suspected that the species overall has a presumed large and stable population.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Flavipanurgus venustus is distributed in southern Spain and Portugal. The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 2,263 km² and the area of occupancy (AOO) is 12 km².
Countries occurrence:
Portugal (Portugal (mainland)); Spain (Spain (mainland))
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:12
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Population [top]

Population:The species is rare and its population trend is considered stable.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in scrubland on Cistaceae.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

This species is not traded or exploited commercially.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation and the reforestation with non-native species and the elimination of Mediterranean scrub due to ploughing and forest fires are threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

Additional research is needed on taxonomy, general abundance and trends of population, and ecology of this species.

Classifications [top]

3. Shrubland -> 3.8. Shrubland - Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation
suitability:Suitable  major importance:Yes

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
2. Agriculture & aquaculture -> 2.1. Annual & perennial non-timber crops -> 2.1.3. Agro-industry farming
♦ timing:Ongoing ♦ scope:Majority (50-90%) ♦ severity:Unknown ⇒ Impact score:Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

2. Agriculture & aquaculture -> 2.2. Wood & pulp plantations -> 2.2.3. Scale Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Ongoing ♦ scope:Unknown ♦ severity:Unknown ⇒ Impact score:Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

7. Natural system modifications -> 7.1. Fire & fire suppression -> 7.1.1. Increase in fire frequency/intensity
♦ timing:Ongoing ♦ scope:Minority (<50%) ♦ severity:Unknown ⇒ Impact score:Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

1. Research -> 1.1. Taxonomy
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.1). Available at: (Accessed: 12 June 2013).

Ortiz-Sánchez, F.J. 2011. Lista actualizada de las especies de abejas de España (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apiformes). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 49: 265-281.

Ortiz-Sánchez, F.J. and Patiny, S. 2007. Nuevos datos de captura para Flavipanurgus granadensis (Warncke, 1987) (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Andrenidae). Boletín Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 41: 265-266.

Patiny, S. 2001. Monographie des Panurginae de l'ancien monde (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Andrenidae). Thèse de doctorat. Faculté universitaire des Sciences agronomiques de Gembloux.

Citation: Michez, D. & Nieto, A. 2013. Flavipanurgus venustus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T13311712A13318486. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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