Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Bryophyta > Class: Bryopsida (Musci) > Subclass: Bryidae > Order: Pottiales > Family: Pottiaceae > Genus: Tortella > Species: Tortella rigens

Tortella rigens Alberts

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unknown
Boreal - Poor
Continental - Good
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 26 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code 1988


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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
SE0110003 Sweden Tullgarn, ost Map
SE0110085 Sweden Utö Map
SE0110126 Sweden Kalkberget Map
SE0110127 Sweden Oaxen Map
SE0110349 Sweden Norra Nämdö Map
SE0330023 Sweden Karum Map
SE0330119 Sweden Bödakustens västra Map
SE0330176 Sweden Stora Alvaret Map
SE0330201 Sweden Jordhamn-Gillberga Map
SE0340082 Sweden Hoburgsmyr Map
SE0340090 Sweden Hall-Hangvar Map
SE0340094 Sweden Langhammars Map
SE0340115 Sweden Östergarnsberget Map
SE0340120 Sweden Bästeträsk Map
SE0340143 Sweden Mallgårds haid Map
SE0540063 Sweden Kinnekulle Map
SE0540109 Sweden Öja hed Map
SE0540113 Sweden Djupadalen-Dala Map
SE0540152 Sweden Nya Dala-Stenåsen Map
SKCHVU030 Slovakia Tatry Map
EE0040415 Estonia Karida Map
EE0010129 Estonia Pakri Map
SKUEV0307 Slovakia Tatry Map
EE0040477 Estonia Tahula-Reo Map
EE0040002 Estonia Väinamere Map
SE0340211 Sweden Hejnum hällar Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Tortella ringens

Other resources

GBIF 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

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