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Bulimulus simrothi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA STYLOMMATOPHORA ORTHALICIDAE

Scientific Name: Bulimulus simrothi
Species Authority: (Reibisch, 1892)
Taxonomic Notes: Synonym = Naesiotus simrothi.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Parent, C.
Reviewer(s): Coppois, G. & Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
Bulimulus simrothi is endemic to Isabela Island in the Galápagos Islands. It was not found alive over the past three years of collecting on Galápagos Islands. However, only three collecting trips of one week each were done on Isabela Island, so the species' presence may have been overlooked. Exact range area is unknown, but is certainly less than 5,000 km². Main threats to the species are Habitat alteration and/or destruction by introduced species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Bulimulus simrothi is endemic to the Galápagos Island of Isabela (4,588 km²).
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Population [top]

Population: It has not been recorded in recent collecting on Galápagos Islands. However, Isabela Island has not been surveyed extensively, therefore it may have been overlooked.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Arid zone.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat alteration and/or destruction by introduced species.

Citation: Parent, C. 2003. Bulimulus simrothi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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