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Limnotrochus thomsoni

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA SORBEOCONCHA PALUDOMIDAE

Scientific Name: Limnotrochus thomsoni
Species Authority: Smith, 1880

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Assessor(s): Nicayenzi, F.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
This species has a widespread distribution with no major widespread threats identified.
History:
2004 Least Concern
1996 Endangered (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This species occurs in all four countries (Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia and DRC).
Countries:
Native:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: No data, but fairly uncommon even on appropriate habitat.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in silt and sand at 4-30 meters.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened by sedimentation is a potential threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Nicayenzi, F. 2010. Limnotrochus thomsoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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