|Scientific Name:||Nanhaipotamon formosanum|
|Species Authority:||(Parisi, 1916)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Subfamily Potamiscinae.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Ng, P. and McIvor, A.|
Listed as Vulnerable because its extent of occurrence is very restricted (less than 500 km²), all individuals are in just five localities, and there are potential threats from pollution and deforestation that may result in a decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in lowland rice fields. This species is not found in a protected area.
|Range Description:||Taiwan: Only known from western Taiwan (Bain-Her). Zhanghua/Changhua, Nantou, Yunling, Jiayi/Chiayi and Tainan.
Taiwan, Nantou, Chung-Hsing Village.
Native:Taiwan, Province of China
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|Population:||There is no information on population size, abundance, or trends.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Lives in holes along the banks of streams under an altitude of 500 m above sea level. Also in mud burrows in rice fields with a depth of 50 cm.|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat loss and pollution.|
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation measures are known to be in place for this species and it is not found in a protected area.|
|Citation:||Cumberlidge, N. 2008. Nanhaipotamon formosanum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 12 March 2014.|
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