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Chlamydephorus dimidius

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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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Herbert, D.G.
Reviewer/s: Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
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:
Native:
South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

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. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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