Flabellidium spinosum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Hypnales Brachytheciaceae

Scientific Name: Flabellidium spinosum Herzog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-10-19
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Bryophyte Specialist Group,
Reviewer(s): Bergamini, A. & Gärdenfors, U.
Contributor(s): Enroth, J.
This species was collected in 1911 and described in 1916. The forest at the type locality and in the vicinity has been logged and cultivated over the years. We therefore consider that there is no reasonable doubt that the only locality for this species has been destroyed and that the last individual has died.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from the type collection made in 1911 in Santa Cruz Cordillera of Bolivia. Occurred at 1,400 m.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:0Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO):Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in area of occupancy (AOO):UnknownEstimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:0
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):UnknownExtreme fluctuations in extent of occurrence (EOO):Unknown
Number of Locations:0Continuing decline in number of locations:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations in the number of locations:UnknownLower elevation limit (metres):1400
Upper elevation limit (metres):1400
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Population [top]

Population:Probably extinct.
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:0
Extreme fluctuations:UnknownPopulation severely fragmented:Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species was apparently epiphytic and grew in montane forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The forest at the type locality and immediate vicinity has been logged and cultivated over the years.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Further surveys are required to see if an extant population of this species can be found.

Citation: IUCN SSC Bryophyte Specialist Group,. 2012. Flabellidium spinosum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T39158A2887512. . Downloaded on 24 May 2018.
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