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Lamproderma scintillans (Berk. & Broome) Morgan

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Scientific name
Lamproderma scintillans
Author
(Berk. & Broome) Morgan
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Chytrid, Zygomycete, Downy Mildew and Slime Mould
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Amoebozoa
Class
Myxogastrea
Order
Stemonitida
Family
Stemonitidaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Jaíne Parentes
Comments etc.
Jaíne Parentes

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Lamproderma scintillans is recognized by its sporangium globose with its wall shining with colors of blue, purple and bronze, stipe long shining brown or blackish.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Although to be a well distributed species, in Brazil this species need attention because many records are from endangered biomes. Thus, I suggest this species to be categorized in Least Concern


Geographic range

The species is known in 64 countries. In Brazil it is known in 5 of 26 states (PE, AL, SP, PR and RS).


Population and Trends

There are about 1977 records among 64 countries, 81 of its are from Brazil.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil the species is found on dead leaves, aerial leaf litter and decomposing trunk in disturbed and preserved areas, riparian forest, Altantic forest and savanna.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry Savanna

Threats

The collections from Brazil are from threatened biomes.

Housing & urban areasCommercial & industrial areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingRoads & railroadsIntentional use (species being assessed is the target)Intentional use: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is the target) [harvest]Intentional use: large scale (species being assessed is the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityAcid rainHabitat shifting & alterationDroughtsTemperature extremesStorms & flooding

Conservation Actions

Some of the records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restorationFormal education

Research needed

More researches in Brazil are necessary, concernig field collection and moist chamber techniques using various types of substrate.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted