IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackNapaeus moquinianus (Webb & Berthelot, 1833)

Napaeus moquinianus (Webb & Berthelot, 1833)

  • 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:

This species is endemic to the north of the island of Gran Canaria; major parts of the subpopulations are protected, and although there are some threats to the species these are not considered to be major threats at present. This species is relatively widespread, and is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the north of the island of Gran Canaria.

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

Population:

The size and trend within the subpopulations are stable.

Habitat and Ecology

The major part of the subpopulations lives in the degraded laurel forests between 450 and 600 m asl.

Major Threat(s):

The subpopulations from the lowland may be affected by agricultural activities, the others by uncontrolled logging of the remaining forest.

Conservation Actions

Major parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes.