IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Species

BackXerotricha pavida (Mousson, 1872)

Xerotricha pavida (Mousson, 1872)

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum:
  • Class: Mollusca
  • Order: Gastropoda
  • Family: Hygromiidae
EN Endangered
IUCN Red List Status:

Countries of Occurrence:
Spain - Canaries

Archipelago(s):
Canaries

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

Reviewer/s:
Cuttelod, A. & Bilz, M.

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Facilitators / Compilers/s:


Assessment Rationale:

This species is endemic to the island of La Palma and inhabits the southern and eastern part of the island. This species is recorded from two locations and two isolated sites. Each site is less than 1 km2, and is threatened by wild-fires. This species is therefore assessed as Endangered (EN) under B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii).

Geographic Range:

This species is endemic to the island of La Palma and inhabits the southern and eastern part of the island. This species is recorded from two locations and two isolated sites. Each site is less than 1 km2.

Regions:
Spain - Canaries
Extent of Occurrence (EOO):
(km2)
Area of Occupancy (AOO):
4 (km2)
Elevation Lower Limit:
270 (m)
Elevation Upper Limit:
1500 (m)
Biogeographic Realms:
Paleartic
Presence:
Extant
Origin:
Endemic Canaries
Seasonality:
Resident

Population:

There are no data on the population size or trend.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in the humid parts of the local pine forests (Pinar).

Major Threat(s):

The main threat for this species are wild fires in the pine forests.

Conservation Actions

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