Luteolejeunea herzogii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Marchantiophyta Jungermanniopsida Porellales Lejeuneaceae

Scientific Name: Luteolejeunea herzogii
Species Authority: (Buchloch) Piippo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2009-10-19
Assessor(s): Bryophyte Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Gärdenfors, U. & Bergamini, A.
This species has a fairly wide range being found in more than 25 localities in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Peru. Although there are various threats to the habitat of the species across its range, none of these is considered to be causing any serious declines. Hence the species is listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2000 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has a fairly wide range in Meso-America and northern South America being recorded from Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia (five localities), and Peru.
Countries occurrence:
Colombia; Costa Rica; Panama; Peru
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2: 100
Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO): Unknown
Estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:
Number of Locations: 25
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Population [top]

Population: The species is probably not declining.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals: No
Extreme fluctuations: No Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Grows on dead wood in lowland to submontane forest in tropical zone.
Systems: Terrestrial
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat: No
Generation Length (years): 3.3
Congregatory: Congregatory (and dispersive)

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No immediate threats known although there is likley to be some loss of habitat due to logging and agricultural activities in parts of its range

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if the species occurs in any protected areas, but given its wide range, this is very likely.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group. 2012. Luteolejeunea herzogii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T39232A2894753. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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