IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackNapaeus barquini Alonso & Ibáñez, 2006

Napaeus barquini Alonso & Ibáñez, 2006

  • 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:

Although the species has a restricted distribution (five locations), its population trend is believed to be stable and there is no known major threat. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the southeastern parts of the  island of La Gomera. This species is recorded from five locations and eight sites.

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

Population:

The size and trend within the subpopulations are supposed to be stable.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in the dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal), pine forests and even in Fayal-Brezal.

Major Threat(s):

There are no threats to this species known.

Conservation Actions

Small parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes.