Trochulus sericeus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Hygromiidae

Scientific Name: Trochulus sericeus (Draparnaud, 1801)
Trochulus sericea (Draparnaud, 1801)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was classified as a synonym of T. hispidus by Proćków (2009: 128).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-04-05
Assessor(s): Páll-Gergely, B.
Reviewer(s): Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.
The species has a large distribution area and the habitat of the species is usually not effected directly by human activity, 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 lives in the Alps without eastern margin, to Pyrenees, England and western German highlands. According to Fauna Europaea, the species is also present in Romania.
Countries occurrence:
Austria; Czech Republic; France (France (mainland)); Germany; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Poland; Romania; Switzerland; United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Additional data:
Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO):No
Extreme fluctuations in area of occupancy (AOO):NoEstimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):NoExtreme fluctuations in extent of occurrence (EOO):No
Continuing decline in number of locations:No
Extreme fluctuations in the number of locations:No
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information on population trends, however, the population trend is thought to be stable.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species lives in various habitats, swampy to moderately dry deciduous or coniferous forests, also in open forests, shrublands, reed swamps and moist to moderately dry meadows, alpine pastures and old ruins. In Switzerland, it is found up to 2,400 m altitude, but it is usually below 2,000 m.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:No

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: The species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is not very sensitive to ecosystem modification. Local sub-populations might be threatened by the complete or severe destruction of the vegetation (deforestation followed by erosion, fire, mining, etc.). Considering the large extent of occurrence and the large number of sub-populations, local events would not affect the whole population significantly.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no ongoing conservation actions.

Citation: Páll-Gergely, B. 2011. Trochulus sericeus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T156980A5024662. . Downloaded on 24 March 2018.
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