Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Dictyoptera > Family: Mantidae > Genus: Apteromantis > Species: Apteromantis aptera

Apteromantis aptera (Fuente, 1893)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 18 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1051


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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.


Lower Risk: Near Theatened


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

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
ES0000092 Spain Alto Tajo Map
ES0000328 Spain Embalse de Montijo Map
ES0000398 Spain Llanos y Complejo Lagunar de la Albuera Map
PTZPE0018 Portugal Sapais de Castro Marim Map
PTZPE0045 Portugal Mourão/Moura/Barrancos Map
PTZPE0046 Portugal Castro Verde Map
PTCON0053 Portugal Moura / Barrancos Map
ES3110005 Spain Cuenca del río Guadarrama Map
ES4230014 Spain Serranía de Cuenca Map
ES4240016 Spain Alto Tajo Map
PTCON0036 Portugal Guadiana Map
ES4220005 Spain Lagunas volcánicas del Campo de Calatrava Map
ES4310032 Spain Rivera de los Limonetes - Nogales Map
PTCON0030 Portugal Caia Map
ES4310017 Spain Río Aljucén Bajo Map
PTCON0013 Portugal Ria Formosa / Castro Marim Map
ES6140012 Spain La Malahá Map
ES4310003 Spain Complejo Lagunar de la Albuera Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Fuentes Kurzflügel-Fangschrecke German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
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
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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