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BackHemicycla invernicata (Mousson, 1872)

Hemicycla invernicata (Mousson, 1872)

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Groh, K.

Reviewer/s:
Neubert, E., Ward, J. & Cuttelod, A.

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Assessment Rationale:

Large parts of the population occurs within protected areas. The population is thought to be stable and there are no identified threats to the species. Therefore it is assessed as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to Tenerife where it lives in the Pinar on the slopes of the Caldera between 800 and 1,200 m asl. There are several locations with even more sites known. There is little data but the extent of occurrence is estimated to be around 200 km² and area of occupancy is 50 km².

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

Population:

The population is thought to be stable.

Habitat and Ecology

The species is found in the Pinar on the slopes of the caldera.

Major Threat(s):

Any threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Large parts of the population occur within a protected area. No conservation actions are currently required.