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Pauluccinella minima 

Scope: Global, Europe & Mediterranean
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Littorinimorpha Hydrobiidae

Scientific Name: Pauluccinella minima (Paulucci, 1881)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-05-21
Assessor(s): Cianfanelli, S., Bodon, M., Giusti, F. & Manganelli, G.
Reviewer(s): Aldridge, D., Seddon, M.B., von Proschwitz, T. & George, S.
Justification:
This is a range restricted species, found in a small region of central Italy, however it is found to be common in the area and considered to be Least Concern on the Italian Red List. Although there maybe localised future threats to sub-populations within the region, at present the species is considered stable, although habitat monitoring would be recommended to establish changes to the sites that may impact the species, especially if exploitation of the water sources continues over the next few decades.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Italy, where it is widespread but local in the Appenninic regions of Abruzzo, Marche, Campania and Lazio.  It is known from at least 26 locations in the region,
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Italy
Additional data:
Number of Locations:26
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Population [top]

Population:There is no population trend data for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits spring waters where it feeds using scrapers.
Systems:Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species inhabits spring waters, which may be exploited by humans and/or polluted (Managnelli et al. 2000).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific conservation measures are known. It is not known whether the species occurs in any protected areas.

Citation: Cianfanelli, S., Bodon, M., Giusti, F. & Manganelli, G. 2010. Pauluccinella minima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T155838A4852381. . Downloaded on 19 September 2018.
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