Species

BackOxychilus batalhanus de Winter, 1989

Oxychilus batalhanus de Winter, 1989

Snail

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Portugal - Azores

Archipelago(s):
Azores

Reviewer/s:
Groh, K., Seddon, M.B. & Allen, D.J.

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Assessment Rationale:

The species is endemic to the Azores Islands (Portugal), where it is only known from Sao Miguel. However, the species is widespread throughout the island (De Frias Martin et al. 2013) and it can be considered Least Concern (LC), given its widespread distribution and absence of significant threats.

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the Azores Islands (Portugal), where it is only known from Sao Miguel. It is widespread throughout this island (de Frias Martins et al. 2013).

Regions:
Portugal - Azores
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
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Area of Occupancy (AOO):
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Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Azores
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

The species is present in many habitats and is common on the island.

Current Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology

This species is present in a variety of habitats, including forest areas, and scrub across the island.

Systems: Terrestrial

Major Threat(s):

The species is widespread and has no threats (A. de Frias Martins pers. comm. 2017).

Conservation Actions

None required.