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Caridina guiyangensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA MALACOSTRACA DECAPODA ATYIDAE

Scientific Name: Caridina guiyangensis
Species Authority: Liang, 2002

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-05-01
Assessor/s: De Grave, S.
Reviewer/s: Cumberlidge, N. & Smith, K.
Justification:
The species is only known from the type series, collected from Guiyang County, Guizhou Province, China. The species inhabits small ditches next to crop fields, as well as small ponds.  It is currently not known if these are artificial structures or naturally-occurring water bodies.  As the natural distribution area of the species is not known beyond County level, and it is not clear if the water bodies in which it lives are artificial or naturally occurring, the species is considered to be Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is only known from the type series, collected from Guiyang County, Guizhou Province (Liang 2004).
Countries:
Native:
China (Guizhou)
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Population [top]

Population: No information is available on population trends.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species inhabits small ditches next to crop fields, as well as small ponds. It is currently not known if these are artificial structures or naturally occurring waterbodies.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): As the natural distribution area of the species is not known beyond County level, and it is not clear if the water bodies in which it lives are artificial or naturally occurring, the threats to the species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions are in place.
Citation: De Grave, S. 2013. Caridina guiyangensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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