Martelia dautzenbergi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Martelia dautzenbergi
Species Authority: Dupuis, 1924

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Assessor(s): Nicayenzi, F.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
There is insufficient information on population status, distribution, threats and ecology to make a Red List assessment. This species is only known from dead shells on coast.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. Shells only are known from DRC (Kalemie, Tembwe and Moliro) and Zambia (Nsumbu), but living animals have not been found.
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Empty shells have been dredged from soft substrates.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution and sedimentation are the most likely potential threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Nicayenzi, F. 2010. Martelia dautzenbergi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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