Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Chondrinidae

Scientific Name: Abida pyrenaearia
Species Authority: (Michaud, 1831)
Taxonomic Notes: Abida vergniesiana was conisidered to be a subspecies of Abida pyrenaearia by Fauna Europeae (Bank et al. 2006). However, here, we follow Kokshoorn and Gittenberger (2010) who consider them to be distinct species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-03-10
Assessor(s): Gargominy, O.
Reviewer(s): Neubert, E. & Cuttelod, A.
This species is relatively widespread and is common where it occurs. There are no major threats. It is therefore listed 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: This species occurs in the central and western Pyrenees, mainly in France, with some subpopulations in Spain.
Countries occurrence:
France (France (mainland)); Spain (Spain (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population: There are no population data available, but the species is common where it occurs, especially in the central Pyrenees. Therefore the population trend is assumed to be stable.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is a rock-dwelling species living on limestone.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to the species. Quarrying and road enlargement might affect part of its subpopulations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no conservation action in place for this species.

Citation: Gargominy, O. 2013. Abida pyrenaearia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T156755A4992529. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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