Meijeriella canaliculata 

Scope: Global & Mediterranean
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Enidae

Scientific Name: Meijeriella canaliculata Bank, 1985
Regional Assessments:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-08-19
Assessor(s): Triantis, K., Vardinoyannis, K. & Neubert, E.
Reviewer(s): Livingstone, S., Livingstone, S. & Cuttelod, A.

This species is found on a single Aegean island and also in western Turkey. It is abundant within its range and it does not face any major threat. It is listed as Least Concern.

This species has been assessed as Least Concern at the European and at the 27 member States of the European Union level.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is found on Lesvos island (Aegean Sea, Greece) (Bank 1985) and in western Turkey (Gümüs and E. Neubert pers. comm. 2010).
Countries occurrence:
Greece (East Aegean Is.); Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia)
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Population [top]


There is no available information on the population trend of this species. This species is thought to be abundant within its range.

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species is usually found in open habitats with the presence of rocks (Bank 1985).
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:No

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

This species is not used or traded.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

There is no evidence for the species being under current or future threats. No conservation action is currently applied.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

The species is listed in the Greek Red Data Book as Least Concern (Legakis and Maraghou 2009). Although there are a number of areas in Lesvos included in various protection schemes, there is no conservation action regarding the species.

Citation: Triantis, K., Vardinoyannis, K. & Neubert, E. 2011. Meijeriella canaliculata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T157205A5054384. . Downloaded on 17 August 2018.
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