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Asolene pulchella

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA ARCHITAENIOGLOSSA AMPULLARIIDAE

Scientific Name: Asolene pulchella
Species Authority: (Anton, 1839)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was originally of the genus Ampullaria Montfort (1810).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-07-22
Assessor(s): Pastorino, G. & Darrigan, G.
Reviewer(s): Böhm, M. & Collen, B.
Contributor(s): Dyer, E., Soulsby, A.-M., Whitton, F., McGuinness, S., De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Kasthala, G., Herdson, R., Thorley, J., McMillan, K. & Collins, A.
Justification:
Asolene pulchella has been assessed as Least Concern due to its wide distribution from Argentina to Bolivia, and the absence of any threats to its global distribution.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has been collected from Regatas Lake in Palermo, Buenos Aires city (Vega et al. 2006), Rio de la Plata, Nunez, Buenos Aires Province, Paraná River between the cities of Santa Fe and Santo Tomé, Argentina (Castro-Vazquez et al. 2002). This species also occurs as far as Bolivia (Castellanos and Fernandez 1976, Simone 2006)
Countries:
Native:
Argentina (Buenos Aires, Santa Fé); Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has been collected from aquatic plants close to the surface at a depth of roughly 3 m (Poppe and Poppe 2009). It is known to occur in slow-flowing, deep, freshwater bodies (Akvaryum 2009). Regatas Lake is known to be a man-made pond (G. Darrigran pers. comm. 2010)
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species may be threatened locally, but it has a wide distribution and has no threats impacting on its global distribution.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. As this species has a wide distribution, it may occur in National Parks. Further research regarding population status and trends would greatly increase the knowledge on this species.

Citation: Pastorino, G. & Darrigan, G. 2011. Asolene pulchella. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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