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Cleopatra exarata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA SORBEOCONCHA PALUDOMIDAE

Scientific Name: Cleopatra exarata
Species Authority: (Martens, 1878)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Assessor(s): Lange, C.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
This species has an EOO of less than 20,000 km². It is only known from type locality, but it may be found in other sites in the region. Parts of the range are very disturbed, with high settlement pressure outside the National Park.
History:
2004 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the southern coastal region of Kenya. It is found in the Kaya Forest region and its type locality at Fimboni, Shimba Hills.
Countries:
Native:
Kenya
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in coastal regions.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is not clear whether the species distribution is covered by protected areas (in the Shimba Hills NP) or the wetlands in the human settlement schemes which places some uncertainty over species conservation status.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is an initiative to protect them through a community conservation programme. The Shimba Hills National park is a protected area in the region which covers part of their range.

Citation: Lange, C. 2010. Cleopatra exarata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.
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