Solatopupa pallida 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Chondrinidae

Scientific Name: Solatopupa pallida (Rossmässler, 1842)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-09-29
Assessor(s): Falkner, M., Gargominy, O. & von Proschwitz, T.
Reviewer(s): Neubert, E., Bilz, M. & Cuttelod, A.
The species is classed as Data Deficient (DD), as there is no information on the population or on the threats to this species.

European regional assessment: Data Deficient (DD)
EU 27 regional assessment: Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The main distribution of the species is in east Liguria, Italy.  The few French records under the synonym Pupa amicta L.Pfeiffer 1854 are doubtful (Falkner et al. 2002) and recent investigations did not confirm the records of S. pallida for France.
Countries occurrence:
Italy (Italy (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population:There is no available information on the Italian sub-populations, but there are probably more than 20 localities.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:They are found on exposed calcareous rocks with lichens. Preferably situated in steep cliffs or canyons as they need a certain amount of air humidity.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not subjet to any trade or use.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on the threats available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: More research on the population trend and size, the potential threats as well as preservation of the habitat are needed.

Citation: Falkner, M., Gargominy, O. & von Proschwitz, T. 2011. Solatopupa pallida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T156870A5010076. . Downloaded on 14 August 2018.
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