Floridobia helicogyra 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Littorinimorpha Hydrobiidae

Scientific Name: Floridobia helicogyra
Species Authority: (Thompson, 1968)
Common Name(s):
English Crystal Siltsnail, Helicoid Spring Snail
Cincinnatia helicogyra Thompson, 1968
Taxonomic Source(s): Johnson, P.D., Bogan, A.E., Brown, K.M., Burkhead, N.M., Cordeiro, J.R., Garner, J.T., Hartfield, P.D., Lepitzki, D.A.W., Mackie, G.L., Pip, E., Tarpley, T.A., Tiemann, J.S., Whelan, N.V. and Strong, E.E. 2013. Conservation Status of Freshwater Gastropods of Canada and the United States. Fisheries 38(6): 247-282.
Taxonomic Notes: Thompson and Hershler (2002) propose the genus Floridobia to accommodate species from the eastern United States formerly placed in the genus Cincinnatia (J. Cordiero, pers. comm. 2010).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mollusc Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Cincinnatia helicogyra has a large population but one that is restricted to one small site. This along with continued habitat disturbance merit Vulnerable status for this species.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Vulnerable (VU)
1994 Indeterminate (I)
1990 Indeterminate (I)
1988 Indeterminate (I)
1986 Indeterminate (I)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
United States (Florida)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Mollusc Specialist Group. 2000. Floridobia helicogyra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T4870A11101350. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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