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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Cryptic Paw (Nephroma occultum) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Cryptic Paw
Nephroma occultum
in Canada

Cryptic Paw

Special concern 2006


COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada


COSEPAC

Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2006. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the cryptic paw Nephroma occultum in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 28 pp.

Previous report

Goward, T. 1995. COSEWIC status report on the cryptic pawNephroma occultum in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 1-40 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Patrick Willistonfor writing the update status report on the cryptic paw Nephroma occultumin Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by René Belland, Co-chair (Mosses and Lichens), COSEWIC Plants and Lichens Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le lichen cryptique (Nephroma occultum) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Cryptic Paw Lichen – Photo by Stephen Sharnoff.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue No. CW69-14/62-2006E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-43244-4

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