Hemicycla fulgida 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Helicidae

Scientific Name: Hemicycla fulgida Alonso & Ibanez, 2007

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-03-24
Assessor(s): Groh, K.
Reviewer(s): Temple, H.J., Cuttelod, A. & Neubert, E.
Although this species has a relatively restricted range, its population trend is stable and there are no known major threats. Consequently it is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species was described in 2007 (Alonso & Ibanez 2007). It is endemic to the north-east of Tenerife, where it is found at altitudes of 650-980 m in the Anaga mountains. It is known from 15 sites and five locations. Its AOO is estimated at 50 km² and EOO at 20 km².
Countries occurrence:
Spain (Canary Is.)
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:20
Number of Locations:5
Lower elevation limit (metres):650
Upper elevation limit (metres):980
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Population [top]

Population:The population trend is stable.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in temperate forest (Laurisilva).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The entire distribution of the species is within a protected area.

Citation: Groh, K. 2011. Hemicycla fulgida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T193423A8858959. . Downloaded on 14 December 2017.
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