Vertigo extima 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Vertiginidae

Scientific Name: Vertigo extima (Westerlund, 1877)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-05-19
Assessor(s): Neubert, E.
Reviewer(s): Cuttelod, A. & Nichols, C.
European regional assessment: Data Deficient (DD)
EU 27 regional assessment: Data Deficient (DD)

There is not enough information to assess the conservation status of this species. Further research is needed on  the population size, distribution area, biology etc. of this species. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient (DD) at the European level and at the level of the 27 member States of the European Union.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This is a species living in the northernmost areas of Europe. It ranges from Scandinavia, Siberia to Alaska.
Countries occurrence:
Finland; Norway; Sweden
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information available on the population size or trend of this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species lives exclusively on acidic, moist soils in well vegetated tundra regions and in marshes and wetlands.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no conservation action in place for this species. More research on population trends and on distribution range is needed.

Citation: Neubert, E. 2011. Vertigo extima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T156361A128411311. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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