Bombus keriensis

Bumblebee Specialist Group

Chair: Paul Williams

Red List Authority Coordinator: Rich Hatfield

Website: Bumblebee Specialist Group

Apollo Butterfly

Butterfly Specialist Group

Chair: Scott Hoffman Black

Red List Authority Coordinator: Monika Böhm

Website: Butterfly Specialist Group

Whip scorpion

Cave Invertebrate Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Tony Whitten & Louis Deharveng
Contact: Tony Whitten:
Louis Deharveng:

Red List Authority Coordinator: Sonia Khela

Website: Cave Invertebrate Specialist Group

Acropora coral.

Coral Specialist Group

Chair: David Obura
Contact: +254 41 548 0117; or

Red List Authority Coordinator: Dr Flavia Nunes


Dragonfly Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Viola Clausnitzer and Geert de Knijf 
Contact: Viola Clausnitzer +5519995151,; Geert de Knijf; or website

Red List Authority Coordinator: Viola Clausnitzer

Publication: Guardians of the Watershed. Global status of Dragonflies: Critical Species, Threats and Conservation in the International Journal of Odonatology

Purple Marsh Crab (Afrithelphusa monodosa)

Freshwater Crustacean Specialist Group

Chair: Neil Cumberlidge

Red List Authority Coordinators:
For Freshwater Crabs:
Darren C.J. Yeo:
For Crayfish:
Keith Crandall:
For Freshwater Shrimps:
Sammy DeGrave:

Prionotropis grasshopper

Grasshopper Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Axel Hochkirch and Mark Bushell
Contact: Axel Hochkirch:
Mark Bushell:

Red List Authority Coordinator: Baudewijn Odé

Website: Grasshopper Specialist Group

Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda

Horseshoe Crab Specialist Group

Co-chairs and Red List Authority Coordinators: Mark L. Botton and Paul K.S. Shin

Contact: Mark L. Botton
Paul K.S. Shin

Spiky Yellow Woodlouse

Mid Atlantic Islands Invertebrate Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Vicky Kindemba, Paulo Borges
Contact: Vicky Kindemba,, Paulo Borges,

Red List Authority Coordinator: David Pryce,

The hard clam or quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria is a bivalve mollusc native to the eastern shores of North America, from Prince Edward Island to the Yucatán Peninsula.

Mollusc Specialist Group (snails, slugs, squids, clams, scallops, etc)

Chair and Red List Coordinator: Mary Seddon

Red List Authority Coordinators:
For Cephalopods:
Louise Allcock
For Cones:
Howard Peters
For European Land Snails:
Eike Neubert


South Asian Invertebrate Specialist Group

Co-Chairs: Bexell Ayyachamy Daniel and Muhammad Ather Rafi
Contact: Bexell Ayyachamy Daniel +91 422 266 5101; Fax: +91 422 266 65472; Mobile: +91 9344 830425;
Muhammad Ather Rafi +92 51 8443325/9255406;

Red List Authority Coordinator: Sanjay Molur

Hogna ingens

Spider and Scorpion Specialist Group

Chair: Pedro Cardoso

Dung Beetle

Terrestrial and Freshwater Invertebrate Red List Authority

Red List Authority Coordinator: Justin Gerlach


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