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BackMonilearia caementitia (Shuttleworth, 1852)

Monilearia caementitia (Shuttleworth, 1852)

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Cochlicellidae
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.

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Assessment Rationale:

This species is known from a considerably large range in Gran Canaria (in terms of island species). Its range is under various protection schemes and it does not face any threat. It is therefore considered Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the west coast of Gran Canaria and lives in an area of ca. 100 km2.

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

Population:

There is no information available on on the population size of this species.

Habitat and Ecology

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

Major Threat(s):

There are no threats known to this species.

Conservation Actions

More than half of the distribution area of this species is situated within the Riserva Natural Especial de Güigü, Parque Natural de Tamadaba,  and the Parco rural del Nublo. Thus no particular conservation actions are needed.