Species

BackMonilearia oleacea (Shuttleworth, 1852)

Monilearia oleacea (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 relatively widespread. The only known threat is restricted to the pine forest subpopulations. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the island of La Palma. It lives in higher altitudes in the central part of the island.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
(km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
600 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1400 (m)
Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

There are no data on the population size or trend.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in the humid parts of the local pine forests (Pinar) and in the relics of Laurel forests (Laurisilva), which is restricted to the northern parts of the island.

Major Threat(s):

The main threat for this species are wild fires in the pine forests.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species is partly protected by Natural Parks.