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BackHemicycla vermiplicata (Wollaston, 1878)

Hemicycla vermiplicata (Wollaston, 1878)

  • 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., Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.

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Assessment Rationale:

There is insufficient 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 a small area in the west part of La Palma. The type locality is  “calcareous “Llanos” (below Argual) of the Banda, on the western side of Palma”. It has not been re-discovered or mentioned by Ibanez and his colleagues, nor found by K. Groh (K. Groh, pers. comm., 2011).

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
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Area of Occupancy (AOO):
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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 are no data available.

Habitat and Ecology

The type locality is calcareous grassland (“Llanos”).

Major Threat(s):

The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

More research is needed on the distribution and the population of this species.