Napaeus lichenicola 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Enidae

Scientific Name: Napaeus lichenicola
Species Authority: Alonso & Ibáñez, 2007
Taxonomic Notes:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-03-25
Assessor(s): Groh, K. & Neubert, E.
Reviewer(s): Temple, H.J. & Cuttelod, A.

The species has an extremely restricted area of occupancy (8 km2) and is known from only two locations. It might be impacted by goat trampling and overgrazing and is therefore considered as Vulnerable (VU) D2.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

This species is living in a small area on the Jandia Peninsula on Fuerteventura. This species is recorded from two locations and four sites.

Countries occurrence:
Spain (Canary Is.)
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2: 8
Number of Locations: 2
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Population [top]


The size and trend within the subpopulations are stable.

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

This species occurs on lichen-rich rocks.

Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

The main threat for this species is trampling and overgrazing by goats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

The complete distribution area of this species is under local conservation schemes.

Citation: Groh, K. & Neubert, E. 2013. Napaeus lichenicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T171984A6815804. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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