Bulimulus wolfi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Orthalicidae

Scientific Name: Bulimulus wolfi (Reibisch, 1892)
Taxonomic Notes: Synonym = Naesiotus wolfi.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Parent, C.
Reviewer(s): Coppois, G. & Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Bulimulus wolfi is endemic to Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos Islands. It is known from one population with a very restricted distribution (less than 2 km²). Population size is no more than 500. Habitat destruction and/or alteration by human activities and introduced species are the main threats to the species.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Bulimulus wolfi is endemic to the Galápagos Island of Santa Cruz (986 km²).
Countries occurrence:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Population [top]

Population:It is known from one population of no more than 500 individuals with a very restricted range (less than 2 km²).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Arid to transition zones. Found under lava rocks.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction and/or alteration by human activities and introduced species. The invasive little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata, occurs on the island (Roque and Causton 1999).

Citation: Parent, C. 2003. Bulimulus wolfi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T3310A9755170. . Downloaded on 24 October 2017.
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