Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Hypnales Pylaisiadelphaceae

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.
Countries occurrence:
Malaysia (Sarawak)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

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 2000: e.T39174A10172571. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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