IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackNapaeus bajamarensis Ibanez & Alonso, 2009

Napaeus bajamarensis Ibanez & Alonso, 2009

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

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

Reviewer/s:
Temple, H.J. & Cuttelod, A.

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Assessment Rationale:

his species is endemic to the island of Tenerife and lives on the northern slopes of the Anaga Mountains. There are currently no threats known to this species, but the increasing urbanisation and its effect on the species should be monitored. However, this species is relatively widespread, and it is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the island of Tenerife and lives on the northern slopes of the Anaga Mountains. This species is recorded from 6 locations and 11 sites.

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

Population:

The size and trend within the subpopulations are stable.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal), exceptionally in pine forests.

Major Threat(s):

Potential threats to this species are destruction of the habitat by the increase of the urban area of Bajamar and subsequent road construction.

Conservation Actions

The eastern subpopulations are under local conservation schemes.