Quick Gloss

Zonitoides arboreus

General Status Rank: 
Secure
Common Name: 
Quick Gloss
Scientific Name: 
Zonitoides arboreus
Taxonomy
Group: 
Mollusc (Terrestrial Mollusc)
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Mollusca
Class: 
Gastropoda
Order: 
Stylommatophora (Superorder Eupulmonata)
Family: 
Gastrodontidae
General Biology
Canada Known Subspecies Count: 
0
Reproduction Frequency Per Year: 
0
Habitat
Mesic forests and open sites
References: 
Distribution

Distribution

11,000 km² but expected from throughout at least 900,000 km², equivalent to the boreal forests of the territory.
Score: 
EG

Number of Occurrences

At least 12 sites in NT (database). Many more occurrences are expected but NT is under-surveyed for terrestrial molluscs; recent collections: Hay River, Polar Lake, Excarpment Creek (2005), Hwy 7 (2006); Hay River,
Score: 
BD
References: 
Threats

Threats

Score: 
C
References: 

Intrinsic Vulnerability

References: 
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Secure
Status Rank Description: 
This is a widespread species found in almost every province and territory. In the north, it is ubquitous where searches have been undertaken. It is a generalist, living in mostly in xeric to mesic habitats. Although recorded from NT from ~ 12 sites, NT is under-surveyed and many more occurrences are expected.
S Rank: 
S3S4
Decision Process Description: 
Draft ranks from Robert Forsyth 2015
Last Updated: 
December 14, 2016

References

Habitat

  • Gerry Mackie, Dwayne A.W. Lepitzki, Robert Forsyth (2015) e-copy - H311 Return

Intrinsic Vulnerability

  • Gerry Mackie, Dwayne A.W. Lepitzki, Robert Forsyth (2015) e-copy - H311 Return

Number of Occurrences

  • Gerry Mackie, Dwayne A.W. Lepitzki, Robert Forsyth (2015) e-copy - H311 Return

Threats

  • Gerry Mackie, Dwayne A.W. Lepitzki, Robert Forsyth (2015) e-copy - H311 Return