|Scientific Name:||Ixalidium transiens Ramme, 1929|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Willemse, L.P.M. & Bushell, M.|
Ixalidium transiens is a forest grasshopper species, which is found in leaf litter of evergreen lowland and submontane forest of the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. Because of its small range size, the low number of locations and the continuing decline of its habitat due to deforestation in the lowlands, the species is assessed as Vulnerable.
|Range Description:||Ixalidium transiens is endemic to the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania.|
Native:Tanzania, United Republic of
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No data on population sizes or trends exist.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Ixalidium transiens occurs in the leaf litter of submontane rainforests (Hochkirch 1995, 1996, 1998).|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not utilized.|
|Major Threat(s):||The species is mainly threatened by loss of forest habitats due to conversion to farmland.|
No specific conservation measures are in place for this species, but the species occurs in Amani Nature Reserve.
|Citation:||Hochkirch, A. 2014. Ixalidium transiens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T19672693A19681000.Downloaded on 23 April 2018.|
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