Endangered Snails of Europe
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Show all snails of concern in Europe.
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Common Name Range ***
Acicula spp. (1) Gibraltar, Israel, Spain
Actinella spp. (5) Portugal (Madeira)
Alzoniella hartwigschuetti Austria
Amphorella spp. (3) Portugal
Arganiella exilis France
Belgrandiella spp. (12) Austria, France, Slovakia
Boettgeria obesiuscula Portugal
Bofilliella subarcuata France, Spain
Bythinella spp. (8) Austria, Belgium, France, Germany
Bythiospeum spp. (12) Austria, France, Germany
Candidula setubalensis Portugal
Cantareus mazzullii Italy
Caseolus spp. (3) Portugal (Madeira)
Cecilioides spp. (2) Gibraltar, Portugal (Madeira)
Chondrina oligodonta Italy
Ciliellopsis oglasae Italy
Cochlostoma canestrinii Italy
Cryptazeca spp. (5) France, Spain
Cylichnidia ovuliformis Portugal
Deroceras tarraceuse Spain
Discula spp. (12) Portugal
Discus guerinianus Portugal (Madeira)
Falkneri camerani Italy
Fissuria boui France
Geomitra coronata Portugal (Madeira)
Geomitra delphinuloides Portugal (Madeira)
Geomitra moniziana Portugal (Madeira)
Geomitra tiarella Portugal (Madeira)
Graziana klagenfurtensis Austria
Hauffenia spp. (3) Austria, Slovakia
Helicella spp. (3) Spain
Helix spp. (2) France, Israel, Portugal
Hemicycla spp. (2) Spain
Hydrobia scamandri France
Hygromia golasi Andorra
Ichnosomunda sacchii Italy
Idiomela subplicata Portugal
Iglica kleinzellensis Austria
Insulivitrina reticulata Spain
Lamnifera pauli France, Spain
Lampadia webbiana Portugal
Lampedusa spp. (2) Malta
Lauria fanalensis Portugal (Madeira)
Leiostyla spp. (16) Portugal
Lemniscia spp. (2) Portugal
Leptaxis spp. (5) Portugal
Litthabitella elliptica France
Lobaunia danubialis Austria
Melanopsis etrusca Italy
Moitessieria spp. (3) France
Napaeus isletae Spain (Canary Islands)
Obelus despreauxii Spain (Canary Islands)
Ochthephila spirulina Portugal
Oxychilus spp. (4) Greece, Italy, Portugal
Palacanthilhiopsis vervierii France
Paladilhia pleurotoma France
Parmacella tenerifensis Spain
Plagigeyeria conilis France
Platyla spp. (2) France, Italy, Portugal
Pseudamnicola spp. (2) France
Pyrenaearia spp. (2) Spain
Renea spp. (5) France, Italy
Retinella stabilei Italy
Sadleriana pannonica Hungary, Slovakia
Sculptiferussacia clausiliaeformis Spain
Spelaeodiscus tatricus Slovakia
Spirorbula spp. (2) Portugal
Suboestophora jeresae Spain
Tacheocampylaea tacheoides Italy
Theba arinagae Spain (Canary Islands)
Trochoidea spp. (3) Israel, Malta, Spain
Truncatellina arcyensis France
Tyrrheniellina josephi Italy
Vitrea pseudotrolli France, Italy
Xerosecta giustii Italy
Zonitoides jaccetanicus Spain
Zospeum biscaiense Spain

**What snails are listed here?:

The Europe section of this site lists the folllowing snails appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Snails that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Europe and any nearby islands of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Snails that dwell in the East Atlantic Ocean (Azores).
  • Snails of Iceland.
  • Snails that dwell in the Adriatic Sea and Sea of Azov.
  • Snails that dwell in the Black and Caspian Sea.
  • Snails that dwell in Corsica.
  • Snails that dwell in Cyprus.
  • Snails of the Palearctic.
  • Snails of Russia.
  • Snails of Eurasia.
  • Some species dwelling on the North African Coast.
  • Snails of the Mediterranean Sea and islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Snails dwelling in islands of Spain (Canary, Balearic).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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