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Stormsia minima

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA SORBEOCONCHA PALUDOMIDAE

Scientific Name: Stormsia minima
Species Authority: (Smith, 1908)

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This species is known from the coastlines of all four countries. Burundi (at least four sites), Tanzania (20+ sites), Zambia and DRC (West et al. 2003).
Countries:
Native:
Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: When present commonly found under rocks, often in groups.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found underneath or occasionally on cobbles in shallow water less than 3 m deep.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution and sedimentation are potential threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Nicayenzi, F. & Ngereza, C. & Lange, C. 2010. Stormsia minima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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