Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Gastropoda > Order: Stylommatophora > Family: Hygromiidae > Genus: Cernuella > Species: Cernuella virgata

Cernuella virgata (Da Costa, 1778)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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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

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Helix aglaometa J. Mabille, 1882
Helix alluvionum Servain, 1880
Helix amblia Westerlund, 1893
Helix augustiniana Bourguignat, 1880
Helix balteata Pollonera, 1892
Helix blasi Servain, 1880
Helix canariensis Mousson, 1872
Helix canovasiana Servain, 1880
Helix castroiana Servain, 1880
Helix dendrophila Mabille, 1883
Helix edetanorum Servain, 1880
Helix finitimus Locard, 1899
Helix genuensis Pollonera, 1892
Helix grannonensis Bourguignat, 1880
Helix herbicola Mousson, 1872
Helix hydruntina Kobelt, 1884
Helix inflata Westerlund, 1889
Helix janalis Pollonera, 1892
Helix lauta R.T. Lowe, 1831
Helix lineata Olivi, 1792
Helix major Pollonera, 1892
Helix maxima Pollonera, 1882
Helix luteola Servain, 1880
Helix lutulenta Locard, 1899
Helix maritima Draparnaud, 1805
Helix mendranoi Servain, 1880
Helix parva L. Pfeiffer, 1848
Helix phryganophila Mabille, 1882
Helix pistoriana Pollonera, 1892
Helix pompeiana Locard, 1882
Helix rufolabris L. Pfeiffer, 1856
Helix senensis Pollonera, 1892
Helix solanoi Servain, 1880
Helix subluteata Servain, 1880
Helix subneglecta Bourguignat, 1860
Helix terrosa Locard, 1899
Helix tumida Westerlund, 1889
Helix turgida Blanc & Westerlund, 1889
Helix tuta Paulucci, 1882
Helix uberta Locard, 1899
Helix variabilis Draparnaud, 1801
Helix variata Pini, 1884
Helix xalonica Servain, 1880

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Cernuella virgata European Network on Invasive Alien Species
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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