Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Hookeriales Pilotrichaceae

Scientific Name: Lepidopilum grevilleanum
Species Authority: Mitt.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
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 habitat of this species seems to be declining. It therefore meets the IUCN criteria for Critically Endangered based on the small fragmented area, the decline of habitat quality, and the declining number of locations.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from two localities in the western coastal region of the Andean foothills.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On trees in humid premontane forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation and over-collecting.

Citation: Bryophyte Specialist Group. 2000. Lepidopilum grevilleanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39161A10166176. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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