IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackCanariella planaria (Lamarck, 1822)

Canariella planaria (Lamarck, 1822)

  • 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.

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Assessment Rationale:

This species is endemic to northeastern coastal area of the island of Tenerife. This species is recorded from 12 locations and 35 sites. The western subpopulations may be threatened by destruction of the habitat due to urbanisation and road construction. The major part of the subpopulations are under protection with flourishing subpopulation sizes. This species is listed as Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to north-eastern coastal area of the island of Tenerife. This species is recorded from 12 locations and 35 sites.

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

Population:

There are no data on the population size or trend. The species is abundant with flourishing subpopulation sizes.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal).

Major Threat(s):

The western subpopulations may be threatened by destruction of the habitat due to urbanisation and road construction.

Conservation Actions

Major parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes.