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BackNapaeus vulgaris (Morelet & Drouët, 1857)

Napaeus vulgaris (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 São Miguel island, Azores (Extent of occurrence = 760 km2), where it is widespread and inhabits several habitat types; it faces no major threats, so is considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is found on São Miguel island, Azores.

Regions:
Portugal - Azores
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
760 (km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
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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:

This species is abundant throughout the island in dry environments and in forested areas. The true extent of its range, however, awaits revision of the taxon.

 

Habitat and Ecology

Napaeus vulgaris lives in the drier portions of wooded habitats, where it can be found under logs and amidst clumps of dried vegetation, as well as under heaps of rocks and stone walls.

Major Threat(s):

Due to the wide range of habitats Napaeus vulgaris is found in, no threats are foreseen.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are needed.