IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackNapaeus huttereri Henriquez, 1991

Napaeus huttereri Henriquez, 1991

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Enidae
NT Near Treatened
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. & Seddon, M.B.

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Assessment Rationale:

Although this species has a very restricted distribution, there are no known major threats and the entire distribution is under local conservation schemes. However, if the species did become threatened and subject to continuing decline, it would qualify as Critically Endangered (CR). It is currently considered to be Near Threatened (NT).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the island of Alegranza north of Lanzarote. This species is recorded from one location and six sites situated in the central crater.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
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Area of Occupancy (AOO):
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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).

Major Threat(s):

There are no threats to this species known.

Conservation Actions

The complete distribution area of this species is under local conservation schemes.