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Xerotricha conspurcata



Xerotricha conspurcata


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  • 19 November 2019
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  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Xerotricha conspurcata
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Mollusca
  •       Class: Gastropoda
  •         Subclass: Pulmonata
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Xerotricha conspurcata

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Mollusca
  •             Class: Gastropoda
  •                 Subclass: Pulmonata
  •                     Order: Stylommatophora
  •                         Suborder: Sigmurethra
  •                             Unknown: Helicoidea
  •                                 Family: Hygromiidae
  •                                     Genus: Xerotricha
  •                                         Species: Xerotricha conspurcata

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 21 Dec 2020

Distribution Database Table

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Distribution References

Barbato D, Benocci A, Caruso T, Manganelli G, 2017. The role of dispersal and local environment in urban land snail assemblages: an example of three cities in central Italy. Urban Ecosystems. 20 (4), 919-931. DOI:10.1007/s11252-017-0643-8

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

Cianfanelli S, Nardi G, Bodon M, 2012. A new record for the Italian fauna: Plagyrona placida (Shuttleworth, 1852) from Sardinia and southern Italy (Gastropoda Pulmonata Valloniidae). Biodiversity Journal. 3 (4), 527-542.

Georgiev D, Ivanova V, 2015. Notes on the malacofauna of Ismaros Mts. (N Greece, Rhodopi County). Ecologica Montenegrina. 70-73.

Georgiev D, Stoycheva S, 2010. Notes on the ecology and species diversity of the inland molluscs of Samothraki Island (North-Eastern Greece). North-Western Journal of Zoology. 6 (1), 71-78.

Hallgrass A, Vannozzi A, 2014. The continental molluscs from Mount Circeo (Latium, Italy). Biodiversity Journal. 5 (2), 151-164.

Ketaren B K, Ahmad S H, Abdul Shukor J, Rosenani A B, 2012. Floristic composition of weed community in selected organic vegetable fields in Malaysia. In: Approaches to Sustainable Plant Productivity and Safety in a Challenging Environment, 22nd Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference (MSPPC 2011), Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 21-23 November 2011 [Approaches to Sustainable Plant Productivity and Safety in a Challenging Environment, 22nd Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology Conference (MSPPC 2011), Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 21-23 November 2011.], [ed. by Roseli A N M, Osman N, Ying T F, Othman R, Ding P, Wahab P E M, Ahmed S H, Ishak Z]. Serdang, Malaysia: Malaysian Society of Plant Physiology (MSPP). 173-177.

Kiss L, Magnin F, 2003. The impact of fire on some Mediterranean land snail communities and patterns of post-fire recolonization. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 69 (1), 43-53. DOI:10.1093/mollus/69.1.43

Kiss L, Magnin F, Torre F, 2004. The role of landscape history and persistent biogeographical patterns in shaping the responses of Mediterranean land snail communities to recent fire disturbances. Journal of Biogeography. 31 (1), 145-157. DOI:10.1046/j.0305-0270.2003.01011.x

Manganelli G, Salomone N, Giusti F, 2005. A molecular approach to the phylogenetic relationships of the western palaearctic Helicoidea (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 85 (4), 501-512. DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2005.00514.x

Reitano A, Liberto F, Giglio S, Grasso R, Spena M T, 2012. Terrestrial molluscs from the R.N.I. “Grotta Conza” (Pa-lermo, Sicily) (Gastropoda Architaenioglossa Pulmonata). Biodiversity Journal. 3 (4), 555-570.

Roll U, Dayan T, Simberloff D, Mienis H K, 2009. Non-indigenous land and freshwater gastropods in Israel. Biological Invasions. 11 (8), 1963-1972. DOI:10.1007/s10530-008-9373-4

Štamol V, Kletečki E, 2009. New finding sites of some interesting species of Croatian terrestrial malacofauna (Mollusca: Gastropoda terrestria). Natura Croatica. 18 (1), 91-112.

Wall A F, Yanes Y, Miller J H, Miller A I, 2018. Bellwether of the Canaries: anthropogenic effects on the land snail fauna of the Canary Islands. Biodiversity and Conservation. 27 (2), 395-415. DOI:10.1007/s10531-017-1443-4

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