Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Hypnales Myriniaceae

Scientific Name: Merrilliobryum fabronioides
Species Authority: Broth.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from less than five localities in the mountains of northern Luzon.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Epiphytic on trees in montane mossy forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat has been disturbed for decades by agricultural expansion, logging and mining operations.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group. 2000. Merrilliobryum fabronioides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39169A10172105. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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