Species

BackCanariella berthelotii (D’Orbigny, 1836)

Canariella berthelotii (D’Orbigny, 1836)

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Hygromiidae
LC Least Concern
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Groh, K. & Neubert, E.

Reviewer/s:
Cuttelod, A., Bilz, M. & Seddon, M.B.

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Assessment Rationale:

This species is relatively widespread and there is no known major threat. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the island of Tenerife. It lives on the southern  and eastern slopes of the caldera of Tenerife from the coast to moderate altitudes. This species is recorded from 12 locations and 35 sites.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
(km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
10 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1200 (m)
Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal) and Fayal-Brezal.

Major Threat(s):

Potential threats to this species are destruction of the habitat by quarrying, urbanisation, and road construction. However the destruction of the entire habitat is not very likely.

Conservation Actions

The subpopulations living in the northern parts of the distribution area are under local conservation schemes.