Species

BackNapaeus tabidus (Shuttleworth, 1852)

Napaeus tabidus (Shuttleworth, 1852)

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Enidae
LC Least Concern
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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Assessment Rationale:

This species is relatively widespread and there is no threat known to this species. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC). Some subpopulations of this species were previously assessed on the IUCN Red List as Rare (in 1990 and 1994) under the nameĀ N. tarnerianus. However, recent findings show that the species is more widespread and thus it is considered LC.

Geographic Range:

Endemic to Europe: This species is endemic to Canary Islands, where it lives in the northern and mainly northeastern parts of Tenerife in the middle altitudes. The distribution area of this species is severely fragmented.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
48 (km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
400 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1150 (m)
Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

The size and trend within the subpopulations are presumed to be stable.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in Laurel forests (Laurisilva) and Fayal-Brezal.

Major Threat(s):

There are no threats to this species known.

Conservation Actions

Major parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes.