Black Gloss

Zonitoides nitidus

General Status Rank: 
Undetermined
Common Name: 
Black Gloss
Scientific Name: 
Zonitoides nitidus
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
Hygric-mesic, mostly open habitats but also forests
References: 
Distribution

Number of Occurrences

1 record only (CMN) but needs confirmation
References: 
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Undetermined
Status Rank Description: 
This species occurs across Canada, but is mostly southern. Confusion with Zonitoides arboreus is possible and NT record should be confirmed.
S Rank: 
SU
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

Number of Occurrences

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