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Bulinus mutandensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA HYGROPHILA PLANORBIDAE

Scientific Name: Bulinus mutandensis
Species Authority: Preston, 1913
Taxonomic Notes: Described as a distinct species by Mandahl-Barth 1960, 1965. It is a lucastrine form of B. truncatus. More information needed on its status, population and endemic status.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Assessor/s: Kyambadde, R.
Reviewer/s: Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
The lake area is not known but estimated to be less than 20 km² and it is taken as one location. More quantitative information about the species needs to be collected.
History:
2004 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Lake Mutanda, Uganda. However it is not clear whether the species is endemic to the lake or also found else where.
Countries:
Native:
Uganda
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No information available.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available, but there is general human induced habitat degradation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.
Citation: Kyambadde, R. 2010. Bulinus mutandensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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