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Granaria frumentum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA STYLOMMATOPHORA CHONDRINIDAE

Scientific Name: Granaria frumentum
Species Authority: (Draparnaud, 1801)
Taxonomic Notes: The species have several subspecies (Fehér et al. 2010, Kokshoorn and Gittenberger 2010), including Granaria frumentum illyrica.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-04-04
Assessor/s: Pall-Gergely, B.
Reviewer/s: Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.
Justification:
The species has a relatively large distribution area and the habitat of the species is not affected directly by human activity, therefore it is assessed as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: According to AnimalBase (2010), the species is distributed in Central and Southern Europe from France to Romania.
Countries:
Native:
Austria; Czech Republic; France (France (mainland)); Germany; Hungary; Luxembourg; Poland; Romania; Slovakia; Switzerland; Ukraine
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Population [top]

Population: There are no information on population trends, but there is no reason to assume that the population is unstable or extremely fluctuating.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: According to AnimalBase (2010), the species lives in dry open calcareous habitats: very characteristically on sunny slopes with low grasses, grasslands, rock rubble, walls. It is sensitive to the modification of its habitats. It occurs rarely above 1,000 m asl, in Switzerland it is not found above 800 m, but in Bulgaria, it occurs up to 1,500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures.
Citation: Pall-Gergely, B. 2011. Granaria frumentum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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