Chilostoma choristochila 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Helicidae

Scientific Name: Chilostoma choristochila (O. Boettger, 1886)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-09-07
Assessor(s): Vardinoyannis, K. & Triantis, K.
Reviewer(s): Livingstone, S., Livingstone, S. & Neubert, E.

This species is endemic to Greece. There are no known threats, and it is not used or traded. This species is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is endemic to Greece, found in the region of Ipirus (Westerlund 1889).
Countries occurrence:
Greece (Greece (mainland))
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Population [top]


There is no available information on the population trend of this species. 

Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The habitat and the ecology of the species is generally unknown, but most probably the species should be found under stones and in piles of stones.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

This species is not used or traded.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Grazing and fire can potentially restrict the populations of this species, but currently there is no evidence for any direct threats for the species now or in the near future.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is listed in the Greek Red Data Book as Least Concern (Legakis and Maraghou 2009). There are no conservation action currently applied.

Citation: Vardinoyannis, K. & Triantis, K. 2011. Chilostoma choristochila. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T157153A5047989. . Downloaded on 16 August 2018.
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