Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Hookeriales Pilotrichaceae

Scientific Name: Brymela tutezona
Species Authority: Crosby & B.H.Allen

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-01-01
Needs updating
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 10 km² and deforestation is continuing. 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: Cerro Arizona, Veraquas Province. Not known outside the type locality.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Epiphytic in tree crowns in elfin cloud forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Rapid deforestation is threatening habitat of this species.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group. 2000. Brymela tutezona. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39173A10172513. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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