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Bellamya micron

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA ARCHITAENIOGLOSSA VIVIPARIDAE

Scientific Name: Bellamya micron
Species Authority: Annandale, 1921
Synonym/s:
Vivipara micron Annandale, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Bellamya micron is known from a single specimen and the taxonomic status of the species requires confirmation (Subba Rao 1989).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-01-24
Assessor/s: Budha, P.B. & Daniel, B.A.
Reviewer/s: Dey, A., Madhyastha, A., Dutta, J., Venkitesan, R., García, N. & Molur, S.
Justification:
The species was erected on the basis of the single specimen (type locality: Manipur, India) and no further information is available. The validity of this species is in question and therefore is assigned to the Data Deficient category. Further research on the species taxonomy, range, and ecology is required.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is known from the type locality in Manipur, India.
Countries:
Native:
India (Manipur)
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Population [top]

Population: This species has not been reported after the type specimen. Population details are not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The habitat and ecology of the species are unknown.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Research is needed for this species particularly on taxonomy.
Citation: Budha, P.B. & Daniel, B.A. 2010. Bellamya micron. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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