|Scientific Name:||Hirthia globosa Ancey, 1898|
|Taxonomic Notes:||The relationship between Hirthia and Lavigeria is under discussion. Species in this genus may be members of the Lavigeria clade (E. Michel, pers. comm.).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)|
This species has a widespread distribution with no major widespread threats identified.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This species is known from isolated site from Mfipa, Mtosi and Kipili Islands (Tanzania), and Mpala (DRC).|
Native:Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia
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|Population:||No information available.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is found in rocky substrate at moderate depths 5-20 m.|
|Major Threat(s):||It is possible that in Tanzania sedimentation could threaten the species.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information available.|
Brown, D.S. 1994. Freshwater Snails of Africa and their medical importance. Second Edition. Taylor Francis, London.
Brown, D.S. and Mandahl-Barth, G. 1987. Living molluscs of Lake Tanganyika: a revised and annotated list. Journal of Conchology 32: 305-327
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).
West, K., Michel, E., Clabaugh, J.P. and Clabaugh, J. 1999. The thiarid gastropods of Lake Tanganyika: Diagnostic key and taxonomic classification with notes on the fauna. Version 1.0.
|Citation:||Ngereza, C. 2010. Hirthia globosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T10188A3180976.Downloaded on 17 October 2017.|
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