Pachychilus oerstedi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Sorbeoconcha Pachychilidae

Scientific Name: Pachychilus oerstedi Mörch, 1860

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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.
Pachychilus oerstedi has been assessed as Data Deficient due to the uncertainty about this species' distribution. The only recent records are from Nicaragua and the distribution in Honduras and Guatemala needs to be confirmed before an accurate assessment can be made. Future research to clarify the population trends for this species is also needed.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from north and west Nicaragua (Pérez and López 2003), Plan y Omoa in the Ulúa River valley in Honduras, and Yzabal, Guatemala (Martens 1901). However, the records from Honduras and Guatemala are very old and need confirmation.
Countries occurrence:
Guatemala; Honduras (Honduras (mainland)); Nicaragua (Nicaragua (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population:There is no population information available for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits lotic environments (Pérez and López 2003).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats affecting this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. Research into the population status and trends of this species is needed.

Citation: Pastorino, G. & Darrigan, G. 2011. Pachychilus oerstedi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T189310A8714174. . Downloaded on 21 April 2018.
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