Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Gastropoda > Order: Pulmonata > Family: Clausiliidae > Genus: Lampedusa > Species: Lampedusa melitensis

Lampedusa melitensis (Caruana Gatto, 1892)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 1 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 4061


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Critically Endangered


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
MT0000024 Malta Rdumijiet ta' Malta: Ir-Ramla tac-Cirkewwa sal-Ponta ta' Benghisa Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-12-10 Malta Habitats Directive - Article 17 Report - Malta - 2013 MT_species_reports.xml
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