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BackNapaeus hartungi (Morelet & Drouët, 1857)

Napaeus hartungi (Morelet & Drouët, 1857)

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Portugal - Azores

Archipelago(s):
Azores

Assessor/s:
Frias Martins, A.

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

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Assessment Rationale:

This species is endemic to Santa Maria island, Azores (Extent of occurrence = 97 km2). It is widespread on this island, found in several habitat types, and faces no major threats, therefore it is considered as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is oly found on Santa Maria island, Azores.

Regions:
Portugal - Azores
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
97 (km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
(km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
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Elevation Upper Limit:
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Biogeographic Realms:
Palearctic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Azores
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

Napaeus hartungi is very common throughout Santa Maria island, from near the sea to the highest mountain.

Habitat and Ecology

Napaeus hartungi is associated with dry habitats, underneath heaps of rocks and stone walls. It is also found in wooded areas, under decaying logs, the shell frequently covered with mud.

Major Threat(s):

There are no threats to this species foreseen due to the wide range of habitats it is found in.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are needed.