Nature conservation

Threatened species

Dural Land Snail - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Pommerhelix duralensis
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 06 Jul 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Dural Land Snail is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Cumberland Known None
Pittwater Known None
Wollemi Known None
Yengo Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Dural Land Snail - Sydney Basin is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Coastal sandstone gully forest
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Sydney Peppermint heathy open forest on slopes of dry sandstone gullies of western and southern Sydney, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Sydney Peppermint - Turpentine heathy open forest on plateaux areas of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Peppermint - White Stringybark - Smooth-barked Apple forest on shale outcrops, Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - Grey Gum woodland on the edges of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands
      • Cabbage Gum forest in Sun Valley, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Cumberland moist shale woodland
      • Cumberland shale - sandstone Ironbark forest
      • Cumberland shale hills woodland
      • Cumberland shale plains woodland