Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Gastropoda > Order: Stylommatophora > Family: Vertiginidae > Genus: Vertigo > Species: Vertigo genesii

Vertigo genesii (Gredler, 1856)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Boreal - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 64 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code 1015


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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.

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
FI0200010 Finland Hyyppärän harjualue Map
FI1002012 Finland Sauviinmäki Map
FI1101645 Finland Oulanka Map
IT3110026 Italy Valle di Funes - Sas De Putia - Rasciesa nel Parco Naturale Puez-Odle Map
IT3110027 Italy Gardena - Valle Lunga - Puez nel Parco Naturale Puez-Odle Map
IT3110029 Italy Parco Naturale dello Sciliar - Catinaccio Map
IT3110049 Italy Parco Naturale Fanes - Senes - Braies Map
IT3110050 Italy Parco Naturale Tre Cime Map
LV0200300 Latvia Sliteres nacionalais parks Map
LV0302800 Latvia Engures ezers Map
LV0507800 Latvia Liepajas ezers Map
SE0230069 Sweden Örbackens kalkkärr Map
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SE0820293 Sweden Norra Torneträsk Map
SE0820620 Sweden Pältsa Map
SE0820621 Sweden Låktatjåkka Map
SE0820623 Sweden Nissuntjårro Map
UK0012891 United Kingdom Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows Map
UK0012957 United Kingdom Beinn a' Ghlo Map
UK0014774 United Kingdom Moor House - Upper Teesdale Map
ROSCI0208 Romania Putna - Vrancea Map
LV0530500 Latvia Vitrupes ieleja Map
EE0040406 Estonia Siplase Map
ROSCI0013 Romania Bucegi Map
EE0040002 Estonia Väinamere Map
LV0521800 Latvia Kirbas purvs Map
LV0530000 Latvia Skujaines un Svetaines ieleja Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Blanke Windelschnecke German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Otandad grynsnäcka Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
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

European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100