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BackHemicycla psathyra (R.T. Lowe, 1861)

Hemicycla psathyra (R.T. 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.

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

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Assessment Rationale:

There is insufficient recent information on distribution, population size and trend and threats to be able to assess this species in any category other than Data Deficient (DD).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to southern and western Gran Canaria. Hemicycla psathyra psathyra is known from the region of Aldea to Mogan,  Tarajana, maspalomas and Arguineguin, and H. psathyra bituminosa is known from the environments of Galdar. There has been no published data since Wollaston (1878), but at this time it was not rare.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
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Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

There is no population information.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no information available regarding the species' habitat preferences.

Major Threat(s):

Any threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Research is recommended to attempt to re-discover the species in the areas that it has been previously found to see if it is still not rare where it occurs.