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Oahu Akepa Loxops wolstenholmei



Justification

Justification of Red List Category
This species was last seen in the wild in 1930, and is considered Extinct.

Population justification
No extant population remains.

Trend justification
The species is likely to have been driven to extinction by habitat destruction and disease.

Distribution and population

Loxops wolstenholmei was endemic to the Hawaiian Islands, U.S.A. on O'ahu. The species is extinct (Lepson and Freed 1997), having been last recorded in 1930. 

Ecology


Threats

The species is thought to have been driven to extinction by habitat destruction and disease. 

Conservation actions


Identification

Acknowledgements

Text account compilers
Stuart, T., Benstead, P., Khwaja, N., Taylor, J., Stattersfield, A., Westrip, J., Derhé, M., Mahood, S., Calvert, R., Harding, M., Isherwood, I., Capper, D.

Contributors
Woodworth, B., Camp, R., Baker, P.E., Freed, L., Gorresen, M., Fretz, S., VanderWerf, E., Baker, H.C., Lepson, J., Hart, P., Scott, J.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Loxops wolstenholmei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2018.