IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackPlutonia nogalesi (Alonso & Ibañez, 1990)

Plutonia nogalesi (Alonso & Ibañez, 1990)

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

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

Assessor/s:
Groh, K. & Alonso, M.R.

Reviewer/s:
Neubert, E., Seddon, M.B. & Cuttelod, A.

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Assessment Rationale:

This species is relatively widespread and there is no known major threat. It is therefore considered to be Least Concern (LC).

Geographic Range:

This species is widespread in the central and western parts of Gran Canaria.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
(km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
100 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1620 (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 infracanario) and the local pine forests (Pinar), but also in cultivated and ruderal land.

Major Threat(s):

Deforestation and fires can be a threat to this species locally. It is unlikely that a threat would affect the whole range or population of this species.

Conservation Actions

Large parts of the subpopulations are under local conservation schemes. Valido et al. (1999) estimated it status as LR/lc (low risk).