Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Sorbeoconcha Paludomidae

Scientific Name: Reymondia horei
Species Authority: (Smith, 1880)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ngereza, C.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
This species has a widespread distribution with no major widespread threats identified.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Least Concern (LC)
1996 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This species is known from the coastlines of all four countries (Tanzania, Burundi, DRC and Zambia) (West et al. 2003).
Countries occurrence:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: This species occurs in large numbers on appropriate substrates.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is common on and underneath cobbles in shallow waters 0-5 m. Sometimes groups appear size sorted, thus may be cohorts.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened by sedimentation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Ngereza, C. 2010. Reymondia horei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T19433A8891561. . Downloaded on 14 October 2015.
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