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Fissidens hydropogon

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE BRYOPHYTA BRYOPSIDA DICRANALES FISSIDENTACEAE

Scientific Name: Fissidens hydropogon
Species Authority: Spruce ex Mitt.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c 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 10 km² and the habitat of this species seems to be declining. It therefore meets the IUCN criteria for Critically Endangered based on the small fragmented area, only one known locality, and the decline of habitat quality.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-eastern area at the foot of the Andes along Rio Bombonasa in Amazonia. Known only from the type collected in 1857.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Submerged in flowing rivers in rainforest.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The forest in the area has been disturbed.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group 2000. Fissidens hydropogon. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.
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