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Dominikia bernensis Oehl, Palenz., Sánchez-Castro, N.M.F. Sousa & G.A. Silva

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Scientific name
Dominikia bernensis
Author
Oehl, Palenz., Sánchez-Castro, N.M.F. Sousa & G.A. Silva
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

Differs from Dominikia aurea by a) smaller spores, b) thinner walls, c) less pronounced wall thickenings within the spores’ subtending hyphae (SH), and d) shorter pore channels in SH at the spore bases (Oehl et al. 2014).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Because it is a recently described species, we suggest this species to be categorized as insufficient data (DD).


Geographic range

The species is known in two countries.


Population and Trends

Records are found in Brazil and Switzerland.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

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

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats


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

Oehl, F., Sanchez-Castro, I., de Sousa, N. M. F., Silva, G., & Palenzuela, J. (2015). Dominikia bernensis, a new arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus from a Swiss no-till farming site, and D. aurea, D. compressa and D. indica, three new combinations in Dominikia. Nova Hedwigia, 101(1/2), 65-76.


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted