Meijeriella canaliculata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Enidae

Scientific Name: Meijeriella canaliculata Bank, 1985
Regional Assessments:
Taxonomic Notes: Compare with Borlumastus yildirimi (Örstan & Yildırım, 2004).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-08-19
Assessor(s): Triantis, K., Vardinoyannis, K. & Neubert, E.
Reviewer(s): Reischütz, A., Páll-Gergely, B., Slapnik, R., Fehér, Z., Cuttelod, A. & Roberts, R.

This species is found on a single Aegean island and also in western Turkey. It is of high density within its range and it doesn't face any major threat. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is found on Lesvos island (Aegean Sea, Greece) (Bank, 1985) and in western Turkey (Gumus and Neubert pers. comm., 2010).
Countries occurrence:
Greece (East Aegean Is.); Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia)
Additional data:
Range Map:157205-1

Population [top]


There is no available information regarding the population trend of the species. 

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:

The available information does not indicate any utilization of the species

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 included in the Greek Red Data Book as Least Concerned (LC). 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.T157205A5054499. . Downloaded on 22 March 2018.
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