Pila speciosa


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pila speciosa
Species Authority: (Philippi, 1849)
Ampullaria dumesniliana Billotte, 1885
Ampullaria revoili Billotte, 1885
Ampullaria ruchetiana Billotte, 1885
Pila gradata Connolly, 1928 non Smith, 1881

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-05-01
Assessor(s): Lange, C.N. & Van Damme, D.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M., Van Damme, D., Graf, D.L., Appleton, C. & Bennett, L.
Given the uncertainty over the current distribution and the lack of information on potential threats, the species is assessed as Data Deficient.
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Globally, this species is found from Kenya, through Somalia to southeast Ethiopia.

Eastern Africa: It is recorded from northern Kenya and lower Tana river.

Northeastern Africa: It occurs in Somalia, and southeast Ethiopia near Dolo (Brown 1994).
Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No information available.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened by sedimentation and drought.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Lange, C.N. & Van Damme, D. 2010. Pila speciosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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