Taxitheliella richardsii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Taxitheliella richardsii
Species Authority: Dixon

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 the deforestation at the localities continues. It therefore meets the IUCN criteria for Critically Endangered based on the small area, the single locality, and the decline of habitat quality.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Know only from the type collection made in 1932 in Sarawak.
Malaysia (Sarawak)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Epiphytic on rotten logs and lianas inside primary lowland rainforests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group 2000. Taxitheliella richardsii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.
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