Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Patchily distributed in central Europe. There are fossil records from North America.
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occurs (regularly, as a native taxon) in multiple nations

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National Distribution

Canada

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Occurs in undisturbed wetlands and calcareous bogs

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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Habitat Type: Terrestrial

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Migration

Non-Migrant: No. All populations of this species make significant seasonal migrations.

Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make local extended movements (generally less than 200 km) at particular times of the year (e.g., to breeding or wintering grounds, to hibernation sites).

Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make annual migrations of over 200 km.

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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LR/lc
Lower Risk/least concern

Red List Criteria

Version
2.3

Year Assessed
1996
  • Needs updating

Assessor/s
Seddon, M.B.

Reviewer/s

Contributor/s

History
  • 1994
    Insufficiently Known
    (Groombridge 1994)
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National NatureServe Conservation Status

Canada

Rounded National Status Rank: N1 - Critically Imperiled

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: N4 - Apparently Secure

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure

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Wikipedia

Cochlicopa nitens

Cochlicopa nitens is a species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Cochlicopidae.

Distribution

This species is found in Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, and the Ukraine.

References

  1. ^ Seddon M. B. (1996). Cochlicopa nitens. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.
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Names and Taxonomy

Taxonomy

Comments: Listed as Cionella in Turgeon et al. (1998) but Cochlicopa has seniority (see Roth, 2003).

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