Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Littorinimorpha Hydrobiidae

Scientific Name: Bythinella mauritanica
Species Authority: Letourneux & Bourguignat 1887
Taxonomic Notes: The generic position is uncertain due to lack of anatomical data. Synonymisation according to Boeters (1976).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-10-19
Assessor(s): Van Damme, D. & Ghamizi, M.
Reviewer(s): van Damme. D., Ghamizi, M., Soliman, G. & McIvor, A.
This species was recorded in 1887 but it has not been found since by specialists (Haas, Boeters) during the 1970s. It is considered Extinct.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species was originally found in 1887 in Djebel Zaghouan in Tunisia in one single Roman temple where there was a bath, and it hasn't been found since.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No information available.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Van Damme, D. & Ghamizi, M. 2010. Bythinella mauritanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T184511A8283903. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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