Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Bryophyta > Class: Bryopsida (Musci) > Subclass: Bryidae > Order: Schistostegales > Family: Meesiaceae > Genus: Meesia > Species: Meesia longiseta

Meesia longiseta Hedw.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Boreal - Unfavourable-Bad
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 42 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • rivers and lakes
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1389


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
FI0312003 Finland Janakkalan Suurisuo Map
FI0327007 Finland Kyläntaustanjärvet Map
FI0900010 Finland Ylä-Tankonen Map
FI0900132 Finland Virkamäen letto-Kovasräme Map
FI1101645 Finland Oulanka Map
FI1105202 Finland Siikajoen lintuvedet ja suot Map
FI1300101 Finland Pallas-Ounastunturi Map
FI1300608 Finland Tollovuoma-Silmäsvuoma-Mustaoja-Nunaravuoma Map
FI1300904 Finland Luiron suot Map
FI1301811 Finland Suuripään alue Map
FI1301812 Finland Karhuaapa-Heinijänkä-Kokonräme Map
SE0630231 Sweden Nätsjöbäcken Map
SE0710065 Sweden Gideåbergsmyrarna Map
SE0720262 Sweden Svallmyren Map
SE0720283 Sweden Gröndalen Frostviken Map
SE0810378 Sweden Lill-Rörmyran Map
SE0810379 Sweden Stormyran, Vilhelmina Map
SE0810486 Sweden Kläppmyran Map
SE0820061 Sweden Veddek Map
SE0820160 Sweden Isovaara Map
SE0820167 Sweden Muddus Map
SE0820186 Sweden Ultevis fjällurskog Map
SE0820231 Sweden Jupukka Map
SE0820282 Sweden Torneträsk-Soppero fjällurskog Map
SE0820294 Sweden Yraft Map
SE0820298 Sweden Granlandet Map
SE0820619 Sweden Tavvavuoma Map
SE0820620 Sweden Pältsa Map
ROSCI0125 Romania Munții Rodnei Map
ROSCI0085 Romania Frumoasa Map
ROSCI0126 Romania Munții Țarcu Map
ROSCI0248 Romania Tinovul Mohoș - Lacul Sf. Ana Map
ROSCI0124 Romania Munții Maramureșului Map
ROSCI0217 Romania Retezat Map
ROSCI0122 Romania Munții Făgăraș Map
ROSCI0090 Romania Harghita Mădăraș Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
ROSCI0223 Romania Sărăturile Ocna Veche Map
ROSCI0013 Romania Bucegi Map
BG0000495 Bulgaria Rila Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
garsetas mezija Latvian Latvian NRC
Stakesvanemose Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
Synonym Author
Amblyodum longisetum (Hedw.) P. Beauv.
Diplocomium longisetum (Hedw.) F. Weber & D. Mohr
Timmia longiseta (Hedw.) Spreng.

Other resources

GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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