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  • 2Under Assessment
  • 3Preliminary Assessed
  • 4Assessed
  • 5Published

Glomus brohultii R.A. Herrera, Ferrer & Sieverd.

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Scientific name
Glomus brohultii
Author
R.A. Herrera, Ferrer & Sieverd.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Glomeromycota
Class
Glomeromycetes
Order
Glomerales
Family
Glomeraceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Lilian Araujo Rodrigues
Comments etc.
Lilian Araujo Rodrigues

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

We suggest this species to be categorized as Least Concern (LC).


Geographic range

This species is known in 9 countries. This species is widely spread in tropical areas of South America.


Population and Trends

There are about 6 records in 2 countries (GBIF). However, this number may be higher in other countries.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in different Brazilian biomes: Amazon, Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Caatinga.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

In Brazil, the specie can be found in Tropical rainforest and Tropical Dry Forest. However, these forests currently have higher rates of deforestation, especially the Atlantic Forest, which is considered a hotspot.

Housing & urban areasTourism & recreation areasShifting agricultureUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)

Conservation Actions

This species can be multiplied in trap culture, which may help in the maintenance of this species in the future.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionAwareness & communications

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography

Cofré, M. N., Soteras, F., del Rosario Iglesias, M., Velázquez, S., Abarca, C., Risio, L., ... & Lugo, M. A. 2019. Biodiversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in South America: A Review. In Mycorrhizal Fungi in South America (pp. 49-72). Springer, Cham.
Jobim, K., Vista, X. M., & Goto, B. T. 2018. Updates on the knowledge of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (Glomeromycotina) in the Atlantic Forest biome–an example of very high species richness in the Brazilian landscape. Mycotaxon, 133(1), 209-209.
Wang, F. Y., & Shi, Z. Y. 2008. Biodiversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in China: a review. Advances in Environmental Biology, 2(1), 31-39.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted