Jaminia quadridens 

Scope: Global & Europe
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Enidae

Scientific Name: Jaminia quadridens (O.F. Müller, 1774)
Taxonomic Notes: Fauna Europaea (Bank et al. 2006) recognizes two subspecies: Jamina quadridens quadridens and J. quadridens elongata.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-11-14
Assessor(s): Falkner, G., Falkner, M. & von Proschwitz, T.
Reviewer(s): Neubert, E., Ward, J. & Nichols, C.
This species has a large distribution which extends from France through to Austria and Romania in the east. The population of the species is not known and there is no data on overall population trend but the extent of occurrence (EOO) is greater than 20,000 km2. Therefore, it is assessed as Least Concern (LC).

This species has also been assessed at the regional level:
European regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)
EU27 regional assessment: Least Concern (LC) at the level of the 27 member states of the European Union.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species has a large distribution in Europe which extends from Lorrain and Palatinat in France in the north-west to Austria and Romania in the east. In France only the subspecies Jaminina quadridens elongata is known to occur.
Countries occurrence:
Albania; Andorra; Austria; Croatia; France (Corsica, France (mainland)); Germany; Greece (Greece (mainland)); Italy (Italy (mainland), Sardegna); Luxembourg; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Romania; Spain (Baleares, Spain (mainland)); Switzerland
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Population [top]

Population:The population of the species is not known and there is no data to determine any trend in the overall population. However, some edge populations show a certain, sometimes severe, decline.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is associated with dry grassland and poriferous calcareous soils.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is sensitive to both overgrazing from livestock and the encroachment of shrubs or other vegetation on their grassland habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is assessed on the Austrian Red List (Reischütz and Reischütz 2007) as Endangered (EN) and is assessed as Critically Endangered (CR) on the German Red List (Category 1).

There are no conservation actions currently required on a regional level for this species.

Citation: Falkner, G., Falkner, M. & von Proschwitz, T. 2011. Jaminia quadridens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T156463A4949000. . Downloaded on 16 July 2018.
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