Species

BackPlutonia emmersoni (Morales, 1988)

Plutonia emmersoni (Morales, 1988)

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

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

Reviewer/s:
Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.

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Assessment Rationale:

This species has a restricted range (extent of occurrence is 45 km2) and a limited number of locations, but there is no known major threat. It is therefore considered to be Near Threatened (NT).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the island of La Gomera, where it inhabits the central parts of the island.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
(km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
700 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1400 (m)
Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

The size and trend within the subpopulations are 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

Large parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes. This species was assessed by Valido et al. (1999) as LR/ nt (low risk).