Land snails and slugs at the Natural Park of the Serralada Litoral (Barcelona, Spain)
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The population of molluscs in Serralada Litoral Park (Barcelona, Spain, NE Iberian peninsula) was assessed, contributing to the conservation plan. A wildlife inventory was conducted based on fieldwork.

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Bros, V., 2013. Land snails and slugs at the Natural Park of the Serralada Litoral (Barcelona, Spain). Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona. Dataset/Occurrence: https://doi.org/10.15468/dcw3yj

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Keywords

Occurrence; Biodiversity; Snails; Slugs; Gastropods

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Vicenç Bros
Park Warden Parcs Naturals
Natural Parks Network, Diputació de Barcelona
c/ Urgell 187, Edif. del Rellotge, 3a p.
08036 Barcelona
Barcelona
ES

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Vicenç Bros
Park Warden Parcs Naturals
Natural Parks Network, Diputació de Barcelona
c/ Urgell 187, Edif. del Rellotge, 3a p.
08036 Barcelona
Barcelona
ES

Who filled in the metadata:

Francesc Uribe
Curator
Natural History Museum of Barcelona
P. Picasso s/n
08003 Barcelona
Barcelona
ES

Who else was associated with the resource:

Originator
Iguázel Pac Rodríguez
Manager
Parc de la Serralada Litoral
Av. Onze de Setembre, 53, 1r
08349 Cabrera de Mar
Barcelona
ES
937 540 024
http://parcs.diba.cat/web/litoral/situacio-i-accessos
Geographic Coverage

Serralada Litoral Park covers La Conreria-Sant Mateu-Céllecs, an area of natural interest included in the PEIN (Plan for Areas of Natural Interest, approved in 1992 by the Government of Catalonia). Following on from this, in 2004, the Special Protection Plan was approved, establishing the regulations governing the park. The park is located in the central part of the Serralada Litoral or Marina mountain range, between the River Besòs and the Argentona gully, straddling the regions of El Maresme and El Vallès Oriental and covering an area of 4,715 hectares.

Bounding Coordinates South West [41.327, 1.494], North East [41.87, 2.593]
Taxonomic Coverage

Terrestrial fauna of molluscs

Phylum  Mollusca (Molluscs)
Genus  Cochlicella,  Milax
Species  Montserratina martorelli,  Mediterranea hydatina,  Hypnophila boissii,  Xerocrassa penchinati,  Cepaea (Cepaea) nemoralis,  Cornu aspersum,  Pseudotachea splendida,  Rumina decollata,  Eobania vermiculata,  Pomatias elegans,  Caracollina lenticula,  Cernuella virgata,  Clausilia rugosa,  Deroceras altimirai,  Euomphalia strigella,  Ferussacia folliculum,  Helicigona lapicida,  Microxeromagna lowei,  Monacha cartusiana,  Otala punctata,  Paralaoma servilis,  Vallonia costata
Temporal Coverage
Start Date / End Date 2012-09-01 / 2012-12-21
Project Data

No Description available

Title Contribution to the study of the terrestrial molluscs at the Natural Park of the Serralada Litoral (Barcelona, Spain)
Study Area Description Serralada Litoral Park is mainly covered with woodland, although there are also sections of farmland and more open areas, especially in the middle of the park, which help increase its biodiversity.Pine and holm oak woods are the two most predominant forms of vegetation. Its bright pine forests of umbrella and Aleppo pine, on the Maresme side, contrast with the better conserved forest of holm oak, mixed with white oak, on the greener, wetter slopes of the Vallès side. Brush and scrubland are mainly found on the Maresme slopes, spreading over old vineyards and areas affected by forest fires. The few water courses in the park, fragile arteries running through the landscape contrasting with the dryness of the Mediterranean forest, are home to European alder, white poplar and hazel, mixed with reeds and plantations of black poplars and plane trees. These are vulnerable habitats, strongholds for the threatened species that find refuge in the park.
Design Description Gastropod communities in various natural environments and conchological species of interest for conservation are also described. Several environmental aspects that determine the distribution and abundance of snails are discussed and management m.easures to meet their ecological requirements are suggested.

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Vicenç Bros
Sampling Methods

All specimens, shells or alive specimens, found inside the circle are recorded.

Study Extent 7.400 ha of the Natural Park have been surveyed by means of 23 sampling quadrats with side of 15 m.

Method step description:

  1. Information about species identification, number of alive individuals, and habitat at two scales is databased.
Collection Data
Collection Name Mollusca Serralada Litoral
Collection Identifier http://www.gbif.org/dataset/ab51623c-d96f-4b94-a94b-d2cfaf240d7c
Parent Collection Identifier Not applicable
Bibliographic Citations
  1. Bros, V., 2013. Land snails and slugs at the Natural Park of the Serralada Litoral (Barcelona, Spain). Arxius de Miscel·lània Zoològica, 13: 178-180, Doi: https://doi.org/10.32800/amz.2013.11.0178 https://doi.org/10.32800/amz.2013.11.0178
Additional Metadata
Alternative Identifiers ab51623c-d96f-4b94-a94b-d2cfaf240d7c
doi:10.15468/dcw3yj
https://ipt.gbif.es/resource?r=bros-mollusca