Bulimulus sp. nov. 'nilsodhneri'
|Scientific Name:||Bulimulus sp. nov. 'nilsodhneri'|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Synonym = Naesiotus nilsodhneri. Ref: Coppois, 1985.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Coppois, G. & Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)|
Endemic to Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos Islands. This species was not found alive over the past three years of collecting on Santa Cruz Island. It may already be extinct, however, further surveys are required to confirm this. Suitable habitat available is likely to be less than 100 km². The main threats to the species are habitat destruction and alteration by human activities and introduced species.
|Range Description:||Endemic to the Galápagos Island of Santa Cruz (986 km²).|
Possibly extinct:Ecuador (Galápagos)
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|Population:||It was not found alive over the past three years of collecting on Santa Cruz Island and may already be extinct.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Arid and transition zones.|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat destruction and 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 sp. nov. 'nilsodhneri'. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44016A10849697.Downloaded on 23 January 2017.|
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