Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Helicidae

Scientific Name: Hemicycla berkeleii
Species Authority: Lowe, 1861
Hemicycla berkeleyi Lowe, 1861 [orth. error]

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-03-24
Assessor(s): Groh, K. & Neubert, E.
Reviewer(s): Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.
There is not enough information to assess the conservation status of this species. Further research is need on  the population size, distribution area, etc. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient (DD).
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/near threatened (LR/nt)
1994 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the island of Gran Canaria, between Juan Grande and Maspalomas, San Bartholome.
Countries occurrence:
Spain (Canary Is.)
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2: 20
Number of Locations: 5
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population size or trend of this species, but it is apparently very rare. A genetic detailed analysis can be found in Neiber et al. (2011).
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal).
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known, because of a general lack of information.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is no conservation action in place for this species. Further research is need on  the population size, distribution area, etc.

Citation: Groh, K. & Neubert, E. 2013. Hemicycla berkeleii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T9880A13024739. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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