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Sciaromiopsis sinensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE BRYOPHYTA BRYOPSIDA HYPNALES AMBLYSTEGIACEAE

Scientific Name: Sciaromiopsis sinensis
Species Authority: (Broth.) Broth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bryophyte Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Hallingbäck, T., Hodgetts, N., Geissler, P. & Tan, B. (Bryophyte Red List Authority)
Justification:
The known area of occupancy is less than 500 km² and the habitat of this species seems to be degrading. It therefore meets the IUCN criteria for Endangered based on the small remaining potential area, less than five localities, the decline of habitat quality, and the declining number of locations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from three small localities in Sichuan, Daliang-shan at Yanyuan; Lungdschu-shan at Huili and Yunnan, Lidjiang.
Countries:
Native:
China (Sichuan, Yunnan)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Submerged in clean, flowing rivers.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The natural vegetation at the sites is seriously disturbed today by a growing human population, deforestation and industrialisation which cause rivers to be heavily blocked with silt.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group 2000. Sciaromiopsis sinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 August 2014.
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