Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries
Neubert, E., Ward, J. & Cuttelod, A.
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There is insufficient information on distribution, population size and trend and threats to be able to assess this species in any category other than Data Deficient (DD).
This species is endemic to Gran Canaria where it was described by Grasset in 1857 from the Barranco de la Virgen and later by Lowe (1861) as Helix manrinquiana. It has also been mentioned as H. manrinquiana by Wollaston (1878) from the environments of Teror and in hollow old laurel trees in the forest of El Monte. The species has not been re-found or mentioned by Ibanez and his colleagues and has not been re-found by Klaus Groh (K. Groh, pers. com., 2010).
There is no information available.
There is little information available. Individuals have been found in hollow Laurel trees in the past.
The threats to this species are not known.
There is no information available. Research is recommended to attempt to re-discover the species in the areas that it has been previously found.