Stoliczia perlensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Potamidae

Scientific Name: Stoliczia perlensis (Bott, 1966)
Taxonomic Notes: Subfamily Potamiscinae.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N.
Reviewer(s): Ng, P. and Yeo, D. and McIvor, A.
Listed as Vulnerable because there are threats from water pollution and habitat degradation and it is only found in one location. Its extent of occurrence is less than 100 kmĀ², and it is not in a protected area. In addition, they are found in locally small numbers and there is a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat from human-induced disturbance and pollution.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Malaysia: Endemic to Kaki Bukit, Perlis (6 36'59"N, 100 12'44"E) in the northwestern state of Kedah, Malaysian peninsula, near the Thai border.
Countries occurrence:
Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia)
Additional data:
Number of Locations:1
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information on population size, abundance, or trends.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Primarily aquatic, biology probably similar to S. stoliczkana. Lives under rocks in damp areas near or adjacent to highland streams.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Water pollution and habitat loss/degradation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Conservation of forests and monitoring of pollution levels in Kaki Bukit area.

Citation: Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N. 2008. Stoliczia perlensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T134361A3944639. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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