IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)


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Range Description

Phycodrina elegans is an endemic species to the Galpagos Islands: Prior to 1983, reported from: San Cristbal: (Setchell and Gardner 1937); Santa Cruz: Academy Bay (1934 MICH Wynne 1985; 1972 UC, K.A. Miller pers. comm.); Isabela: Caleta Tagus (1972 UC, 1977 US, K.A. Miller pers. comm.), Caleta Iguana (1977 US, K.A. Miller pers. comm., Wellington 1975), and Punta Christopher (1934 MICH Wynne 1985); San Cristbal (A. Stewart 1905, Wynne 1988); Floreana: Post Office Bay (1934 MICH, Wynne 1985), and Devil's Crown (1975 MICH, Wynne 1985).
There are no records of P. elegans after 1977.


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