Maculinea rebeli

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae

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Maculinea rebeli

Maculinea rebeli is an arthropod, or more specifically an insect, in the Lycaenidae family.

Maculinea rebeli is classified as vulnerable by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species maintained by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Maculinea rebeli's population trend was decreasing at last assessment, meaning its numbers are declining in the wild.

Species Authority: The species authority, or the name(s) of scientist(s) or person(s) who first described Maculinea rebeli is (Hirschke, 1904) (IUCN Red List).

Country Distribution: Maculinea rebeli is found in the following countries:
    Andorra, Austria, Belgium [RE], Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland
(IUCN Red List).

Biome(s)/Ecosystem(s): IUCN lists the following as biomes for Maculinea rebeli: Terrestrial (IUCN Red List).

Major Habitat(s): 4.4 Grassland - Temperate (IUCN Red List).

Range: Fairly widespread across Europe. (IUCN Red List).


Red List Category & Criteria: Maculinea rebeli is listed as VU A1ac    ver 2.3 (1994) (IUCN Red List).

Year Assessed: Maculinea rebeli's status was assessed in 2000 (IUCN Red List).

Assessor: Maculinea rebeli's Red List status was evaluated by Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S. (IUCN Red List).

Red List Evaluator: The Red List Evaluator for Maculinea rebeli is listed by IUCN as Mace, G.M. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Red List Programme Office) (IUCN Red List).

Red List Rational / Justification : Maculinea rebeli is listed by IUCN for the following: Has a very wide distribution but there has been a decrease in the distribution area of between 20-50% over the last 25 years, with local extinction in at least one country. This equates to a population reduction of at least 20% in ten years. (IUCN Red List).

Red List History: Maculinea rebeli was listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in 1986 (IUCN Red List).

Data Sources for IUCN data: The following is a list of citations from the IUCN web site for Maculinea rebeli:

Citations listed by IUCN

IUCN. 1990. 1990 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Van Swaay, C.A.M. and Warren, M.S. 1999. Red Data Book of European Butterflies (Rhopalocera). Nature and Environment, No. 99, Council of Europe Publishing, Strasbourg.

(IUCN Red List).

Links: IUCN Red List Profile for Maculinea rebeli (IUCN Red List).

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