Taildropper, Blue-grey | Prophysaon coeruleum
Last Examination and Change: April 2006 (New)
Canadian Occurrence: BC
Status Criteria: B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)
Reason for Designation: This species has a very small extent of occurrence (~ 150 km2) and area of occupancy (< 5 km2), and a continuing decline is projected in quality of habitat. It is found in remnant patches of older forest with a deciduous component. It is currently known from only 5 locations on southern Vancouver Island. Threats at these locations include heavy recreational use and the impacts of introduced plants and animals, including introduced invasive slugs and snails.
Status History: Designated Endangered in April 2006.
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