Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Chlamydephoridae

Scientific Name: Chlamydephorus dimidius
Species Authority: (Watson, 1915)
Common Name(s):
English Snake Skin Hunter Slug.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2bc ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Herbert, D.G.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Known from only six localities, which are severely fragmented making it Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in South Africa and is endemic to KwaZulu-Natal.
Countries occurrence:
South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is known only from the coastal region between Durban and the Mtamvuna River, with one inland record from Qudeni Forest in the Kranskop area. Only known from forested habitats, primarily coastal lowland and coastal scarp forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Herbert, D.G. 2000. Chlamydephorus dimidius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T40085A10301676. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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