Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Asterales > Family: Compositae > Genus: Leontodon > Species: Leontodon siculus

Leontodon siculus (Guss.) Finch & P.D.Sell

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 48 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code 1790


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ITA020008 Italy Rocca Busambra e Rocche di Rao Map
ITA020016 Italy Monte Quacella, Monte dei Cervi, Pizzo Carbonara, Monte Ferro, Pizzo Otiero Map
ITA020025 Italy Bosco di S. Adriano Map
ITA020027 Italy Monte Iato, Kumeta, Maganoce e Pizzo Parrino Map
ITA020028 Italy Serra del Leone e Monte Stagnataro Map
ITA020030 Italy Monte Matassaro, Monte Gradara e Monte Signora Map
ITA020034 Italy Monte Carcaci, Pizzo Colobria e ambienti umidi Map
ITA020036 Italy Monte Triona e Monte Colomba Map
ITA020037 Italy Monti Barracù, Cardelia, Pizzo Cangialosi e Gole del Torrente Corleone Map
ITA030038 Italy Serra del Re, Monte Soro e Biviere di Cesarò Map
ITA030035 Italy Alta Valle del Fiume Alcantara Map
ITA030039 Italy Monte Pelato Map
ITA020013 Italy Lago di Piana degli Albanesi Map
ITA020035 Italy Monte Genuardo e Santa Maria del Bosco Map
ITA030009 Italy Pizzo Mualio, Montagna di Vernà Map
ITA020038 Italy Sugherete di Contrada Serradaino Map
ITA020011 Italy Rocche di Castronuovo, Pizzo Lupo, Gurghi di S. Andrea Map
ITA020033 Italy Monte San Calogero (Termini Imerese) Map
ITA020004 Italy Monte S. Salvatore, Monte Catarineci, Vallone Mandarini, ambienti umidi Map
ITA030016 Italy Pizzo della Battaglia Map
ITA020020 Italy Querceti sempreverdi di Geraci Siculo e Castelbuono Map
ITA020031 Italy Monte d'Indisi, Montagna dei Cavalli, Pizzo Pontorno e Pian del Leone Map
ITA030010 Italy Fiume Fiumedinisi, Monte Scuderi Map
ITA030037 Italy Fiumara di Floresta Map
ITA070007 Italy Bosco del Flascio Map
ITA030006 Italy Rocca di Novara Map
ITA030007 Italy Affluenti del Torrente Mela Map
ITA020040 Italy Monte Zimmara (Gangi) Map
ITA030015 Italy Valle del Fiume Caronia, Lago Zilio Map
ITA030017 Italy Vallone Laccaretta e Urio Quattrocchi Map
ITA020026 Italy Monte Pizzuta, Costa del Carpineto, Moarda Map
ITA030018 Italy Pizzo Michele Map
ITA030033 Italy Capo Calavà Map
ITA020048 Italy Monti Sicani, Rocca Busambra e Bosco della Ficuzza Map
ITA010029 Italy Monte Cofano, Capo San Vito e Monte Sparagio Map
ITA030042 Italy Monti Peloritani, Dorsale Curcuraci, Antennamare e area marina dello stretto di Messina Map
ITA020007 Italy Boschi Ficuzza e Cappelliere, Vallone Cerasa, Castagneti Mezzojuso Map
ITA020023 Italy Raffo Rosso, Monte Cuccio e Vallone Sagana Map
ITA020050 Italy Parco delle Madonie Map
ITA030043 Italy Monti Nebrodi Map
ITA020029 Italy Monte Rose e Monte Pernice Map
ITA040005 Italy Monte Cammarata - Contrada Salaci Map
ITA020017 Italy Complesso Pizzo Dipilo e Querceti su calcare Map
ITA020018 Italy Foce del Fiume Pollina e Monte Tardara Map
ITA060001 Italy Lago Ogliastro Map
ITA060006 Italy Monte Sambughetti, Monte Campanito Map
ITA020045 Italy Rocca di Sciara Map
ITA030014 Italy Pizzo Fau, Monte Pomiere, Pizzo Bidi e Serra della Testa Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names

Other resources

GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-12-03 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2008-03-04 Italy Italy Leontodon siculus
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