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Acaulospora herrerae E. Furrazola, B.T. Goto, G.A. Silva, Sieverd. & Oehl

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Scientific name
Acaulospora herrerae
Author
E. Furrazola, B.T. Goto, G.A. Silva, Sieverd. & Oehl
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Glomeromycota
Class
Glomeromycetes
Order
Diversisporales
Family
Acaulosporaceae
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 Near Threatened (NT).


Geographic range

The species is known in two countries.


Population and Trends

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil the species is found in the Atlantic Forest, Caatinga and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

This species can be found in Brazilian Tropical rainforest and Tropical Dry Forest. These forests currently have higher rates of deforestation, especially the Atlantic Forest, which is considered a hotspot.

Housing & urban areasTourism & recreation areasShifting agriculture

Conservation Actions

Most records are in area with native vegetation of Brazil. The isolation of this fungus in controlled condition represents an advance for the conservation of this species.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protection

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

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.
Furrazola, E., Goto, B. T., Silva, G. A., Torres-Arias, Y., Morais, T., Lima, C. E. P., ... & Oehl, F. (2013). Acaulospora herrerae, a new pitted species in the Glomeromycetes from Cuba and Brazil. Nova Hedwigia, 97(3-4), 401-413.


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted