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Pangio lumbriciformis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII CYPRINIFORMES COBITIDAE

Scientific Name: Pangio lumbriciformis
Species Authority: Britz & Maclaine, 2007
Taxonomic Notes: Pangio lumbriciformis was described form Irrawaddy basin in the Nan Kwe stream by Britz and Maclaine 2007.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2010-05-27
Assessor/s: Chaudhry, S.
Reviewer/s: Rema Devi, K.R., Arunachalam, M., Dahanukar, N. & Daniel, B.A.
Contributor/s: Molur, S.
Justification:
At present Pangio lumbriciformis is only known from five specimens from the type locality (Nan Kwe stream near Myitkina, Myanmar). Since there is no further record of any aspects of this species, including threats, it is assessed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

Presently only known from its type locality at Nan Kwe stream near Myitkina, Myanmar.

Countries:
Native:
Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population:

There is no information on the population and its trends for this species.

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits streams.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: More research about the distribution and the biology of this species is needed, as there is insufficient information available.  Potential threats to this species also need to be identified.
Citation: Chaudhry, S. 2010. Pangio lumbriciformis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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