Species

BackPlutonia oromii (Ibañez & Alonso, 1988)

Plutonia oromii (Ibañez & Alonso, 1988)

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Groh, K. & Alonso, M.R.

Reviewer/s:
Neubert, E., Seddon, M.B. & Cuttelod, A.

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Assessment Rationale:

This species is relatively widespread and there is no known major threat. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the central part of the island of La Gomera.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
(km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
725 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1365 (m)
Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

The size and trend within the subpopulations are stable. It occurs in scattered locations and low densities.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in Laurel forests (Laurisilva) and Fayal-Brezal. One subpopulation was found in a chestnut forest.

Major Threat(s):

There are no threats to this species known.

Conservation Actions

This species is completely under local conservation schemes. Its status was estimated by Valido et al. (1999) as LR/lc (low risk).