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BackHemicycla berkeleii Lowe, 1861

Hemicycla berkeleii Lowe, 1861

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Helicidae
DD Data Deficient
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

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

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

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Assessment Rationale:

There is not enough information to assess the conservation status of this species. Further research is need on  the population size, distribution area, etc. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient (DD).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the island of Gran Canaria, between Juan Grande and Maspalomas, San Bartholome.

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

Population:

There is no information available on the population size or trend of this species, but it is apparently very rare. A genetic detailed analysis can be found in Neiber et al. (2011).

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal).

Major Threat(s):

The threats to this species are not known, because of a general lack of information.

Conservation Actions

There is no conservation action in place for this species. Further research is need on  the population size, distribution area, etc.