Pisidium novaezelandiae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Veneroida Sphaeriidae

Scientific Name: Pisidium novaezelandiae Prime, 1863
Pisidium novzealandicum Prime, 1895
Pisidium novzelandicum Prime, 1867

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-07-27
Assessor(s): Collier, K.
Reviewer(s): Moore, S. & Brooks, E.
This is not a well known species, however it is widespread across New Zealand, with no major threats known. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to New Zealand, where it is known from records from the North and South Islands, as well as Stewart Island.
Countries occurrence:
New Zealand (North Is., South Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:No information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Very little information is available for this species, although it has been recorded in an artificial pond in Parnell (Moore pers. comm. 2011).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species may be susceptible to deteriorating water quality, however this has not been confirmed, and no major threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are required.

Citation: Collier, K. 2013. Pisidium novaezelandiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T198827A2539367. . Downloaded on 20 October 2017.
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