Species

BackNapaeus maculatus Goodacre, 2006

Napaeus maculatus Goodacre, 2006

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Enidae
NT Near Treatened
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Groh, K. & Neubert, E.

Reviewer/s:
Temple, H.J. & Cuttelod, A.

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Facilitators / Compilers/s:


Assessment Rationale:

There are three known locations and the area of occupancy is smaller than 20 km2. Potential threats to this species are destruction of the habitat by increasing land-use by the municipality of Vallehermoso. However the destruction of the entire habitat is not very likely. Therefore, it is assessed as Near Threatened (NT), almost meeting Criteria B and D2.

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the northern parts of the island of La Gomera. This species is recorded from three locations and six sites.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
12 (km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
200 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
750 (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 dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal), pine forests (Pinar) and Fayal-Brezal.

Major Threat(s):

Potential threats to this species are destruction of the habitat by increasing land-use by the municipality of Vallehermoso. However the destruction of the entire habitat is not very likely.

Conservation Actions

There is no conservation action in place for this species.