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Pupilla alpicola

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA STYLOMMATOPHORA PUPILLIDAE

Scientific Name: Pupilla alpicola
Species Authority: (Charpentier, 1837)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-09-30
Assessor(s): von Proschwitz, T. & Rüetschi, J.
Reviewer(s): Bilz, M. & Cuttelod, A.
Justification:
This species is widespread and does not face any threats. It is therefore considered as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This is a European endemic that is found in the Alps and extends to Romania. There are uncertainties about the distribution of this species as it has been confused with Pupilla pratensis.
Countries:
Native:
Albania; Austria; Czech Republic; France (France (mainland)); Germany; Italy (Italy (mainland)); Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia; Switzerland
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Population [top]

Population: There are no data available on the population of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species occurs in mires and wet meadows, grassland enriched meadows and pastureland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: In Switzerland, this species is listed as Endangered, as some sites have been lost in the Rhone valley, but there are still known from around 40 localities. In Bayern (Germany), it is considered as Critically Endangered.  Due to the confusion   with Pupilla pratensis, more research is needed on the population and distribution of this species.


Citation: von Proschwitz, T. & Rüetschi, J. 2013. Pupilla alpicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 September 2014.
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