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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.
Justification:
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:
Native:
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.
Systems:Freshwater

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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