Trochulus graminicola 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Hygromiidae

Scientific Name: Trochulus graminicola (Falkner, 1973)
Trichia gramnicola Falkner, 1973

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-04-05
Assessor(s): Páll-Gergely, B.
Reviewer(s): Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.
The species is endemic to a narrow range in Germany, and is known only from four locations. However,  no direct threats are known, therefore it is assessed as Near Threatened (NT), almost meeting criteria B.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:According to AnimalBase (2010), the species lives in South Germany: Baden-Württemberg, Schwäbische Alb near Geislingen and Blumberg.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:16Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO):No
Extreme fluctuations in area of occupancy (AOO):NoEstimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):NoExtreme fluctuations in extent of occurrence (EOO):No
Number of Locations:4Continuing decline in number of locations:No
Extreme fluctuations in the number of locations:No
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Population [top]

Population:The species is extremely rare.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:According to AnimalBase (2010), the species lives in grassy stone fields in light and steep mountain forests, the snails stay firmly attached to grass blades.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:No

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: The species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No direct threat is known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation actions.

Citation: Páll-Gergely, B. 2011. Trochulus graminicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T22109A9360665. . Downloaded on 22 March 2018.
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