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Jaffueliobryum arsenei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE BRYOPHYTA BRYOPSIDA GRIMMIALES PTYCHOMITRIACEAE

Scientific Name: Jaffueliobryum arsenei
Species Authority: (Thér.) Thér.

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 today 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: Four localities in the States of Querétaro and Zacatecas. One of the locality in Zacatecas may have been destroyed by human interference.
Countries:
Native:
Mexico (Querétaro, Zacatecas)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On soil-covered rocks in dry lands.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitats are threatened by farmland expansion and housing.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group 2000. Jaffueliobryum arsenei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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