Xerotricha silosensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Hygromiidae

Scientific Name: Xerotricha silosensis (Ortiz de Zarate Lopez, 1950)
Taxonomic Notes: Some authors consider that this species should be included in the Hellicella instead of Xerotricha genus (Puente 1994).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-09-21
Assessor(s): Martínez-Ortí, A.
Reviewer(s): Arrébola, J., Nichols, C., Lutz, M.L. & Neubert, E.
This species is endemic to Spain, has a fairly wide distribution (Extent of occurrence = 28,000 km2) and is known from 12 sites. It is found in mountain forests and pastures where fires and urban development are potential threats, but are unlikely to significantly affect all the populations, therefore it has been assessed as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is an Iberian endemic extending to the eastern border of Duero river plateau, Spain.
Countries occurrence:
Spain (Spain (mainland))
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:1000
Number of Locations:10-12
Lower elevation limit (metres):900
Upper elevation limit (metres):1100
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Population [top]

Population:There is no population information for this species and the current trend is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a mountain species living in forests and mountain pastures.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Fires and urban developments are potential threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The protection of this species habitat and of the known populations is recommended. It might be found in protected areas.

Citation: Martínez-Ortí, A. 2011. Xerotricha silosensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T157026A5034927. . Downloaded on 28 May 2018.
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