IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackCanariella falkneri Alonso, Ibañez & Ponte-Lira, 2002

Canariella falkneri Alonso, Ibañez & Ponte-Lira, 2002

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Hygromiidae
LC Least Concern
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Groh, K. & Neubert, E.

Reviewer/s:
Cuttelod, A., Bilz, M. & Seddon, M.B.

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Facilitators / Compilers/s:


Assessment Rationale:

This species is relatively widespread and there is no known major threat. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the central part of the island of La Gomera.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
24 (km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
450 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1200 (m)
Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in Laurel forests (Laurisilva).

Major Threat(s):

Conservation Actions

Major parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes.