|Scientific Name:||Pseudamnicola pieperi|
|Species Authority:||Schütt, 1980|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Seddon, M.B. & Nichols, C.|
This species is only known from springs on the centre of Karpathos, Greece. Recent data on the status of these populations suggests it is only common at one spring, hence the species is considered Vulnerable (VU D2), although should there be new data on threats to the sites and status of the populations, then the species may qualify as Endangered.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to Greece, where it is known from springs at Aperion, on the island of Karpathos. It has been reported from 3 other nearby springs in addition to the type locality (P. Reischütz pers. comm. 2009).|
Native:Greece (East Aegean Is.)
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|Population:||This species is only known to be abundant at one of the four sites where it has been found (P. Reischütz pers. comm. 2009)|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is found freshwater springs.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threats to the species are extraction of water from the springs for domestic and other purposes, as well as changes in the hydrological regime impacting the groundwater recharge.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known conservation actions for this species. Habitat monitoring is recommended to monitor the impact of water extraction in the area.|
IUCN. 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2011.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 10 November 2011).
|Citation:||Reischutz, P. 2011. Pseudamnicola pieperi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.|
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