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Recovery Strategy for the Seaside Centipede Lichen (Heterodermia sitchensis) in Canada (Proposed)


Species Information

Common Name: Seaside Centipede Lichen

Scientific Name: Heterodermia sitchensis

Assessment Summary

COSEWIC Status: Endangered

Reason for designation: Highly restricted endemic with critically low populations and complex microhabitat requirements

Canadian Occurrence: BC

COSEWIC Status History: First designated in 1996. It has not been reevaluated since designation.