Abida vergniesiana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Chondrinidae

Scientific Name: Abida vergniesiana (Küster, 1847)
Taxonomic Notes: Abida vergniesiana was conisidered to be a subspecies of Abida pyrenaearia by Fauna Europeae (Bank et al. 2006). However, here, we follow Kokshoorn and Gittenberger (2010) who consider them to be distinct species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-03-10
Assessor(s): Gargominy, O.
Reviewer(s): Neubert, E. & Cuttelod, A.
This species has a restricted extent of occurrence (1,000 km²) and is found in about 8-9 locations. It lives in rocky areas, that are not significantly impacted by threats, even though quarries and road enlargement might impact some locations. It is therefore considered as Near Threatened, almost meeting the criterion B1.

This species has also been assessed at the regional level:
European regional assessment: Near Threatened (NT)
EU27 regional assessment: Near Threatened (NT) at the level of the 27 member States of the European Union

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is restricted to France (Upper Garonne catchment in Ariège) and Andorra.
Countries occurrence:
Andorra; France (France (mainland))
Additional data:
Number of Locations:8-9
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Population [top]

Population:There are no population data available, but the species is common where it occurs. Therefore the population trend is assumed to be stable.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is a rock-dwelling species living on limestone.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to the species. Quarrying and road enlargement might affect part of its subpopulations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no conservation action in place for this species.

Citation: Gargominy, O. 2011. Abida vergniesiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T190499A8801848. . Downloaded on 19 August 2018.
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