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Marine Arthropod

The following table lists the species in this taxon assessed under the Singapore Red List, which is intended to be published in the third edition of the Singapore Red Data Book in future.

You may find information regarding the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), RDB2 and RDB3 conservation statuses. The IUCN conservation status is assessed globally while the RDB2 and RDB3 conservation statuses are assessed locally.

The information below is accurate as at the time of the listing on-line for the taxon.

Checklist of marine arthropods from Singapore

No. Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species Common Name Global IUCN status RDB2 status RDB3 status
1 Arthropoda Insecta Diptera Chironomidae Pontomyia pacifica Marine midge Not Listed Not Listed NT
2 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Asclepios annandalei Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed LC
3 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Halobates esakii Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed DD
4 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Halobates germanus Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed LC
5 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Halobates hayanus Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed LC
6 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Halobates princeps Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed DD
7 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Halobates proavus Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed DD
8 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Halobates trynae Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed DD
9 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Rheumatometroides insularis Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed LC
10 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Gerridae Stenobates biroi Sea skater Not Listed Not Listed LC
11 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Hermatobatidae Hermatobates singaporensis Coral treader Not Listed Not Listed EN
12 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Veliidae Halovelia lannae Coral bug Not Listed Not Listed LC
13 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Veliidae Haloveloides sundaensis Coral bug Not Listed Not Listed LC
14 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Veliidae Xenobates mandai Mangrove bug Not Listed Not Listed LC
15 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Veliidae Xenobates murphyi Mangrove bug Not Listed Not Listed LC
16 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Veliidae Xenobates singaporensis Mangrove bug Not Listed Not Listed LC
17 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Omaniidae Corallocoris marksae Intertidal dwarf bug Not Listed Not Listed NT
18 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Saldidae Pentacora malayensis Shore bug Not Listed Not Listed EN
19 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Saldidae Salduncula murphyi Shore bug Not Listed Not Listed VU
20 Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera Saldidae Saldoida armata Shore bug Not Listed Not Listed VU

 

The list of the Categories used in 3rd edition of the Red List is:


Category

Abbreviation

Criteria

Not Threatened

Least Concern

LC

Not approaching the above criteria

Near-Threatened

NT

Approaching but not yet reaching the threshold for the above criteria

Threatened

Vulnerable

VU

There are fewer than 1,000 mature individuals but more than 250 and there may or may not be any other evidence of decline, small range size of fragmentation.

Endangered

EN

There are fewer than 250 mature individuals and no other evidence of decline or fragmentation.

Critically Endangered

CR

There are fewer than 50 mature individuals, OR if more than 50 mature individuals but less than 250, with some evidence of decline or fragmentation.

Extirpation

&

Extinction

Presumed Nationally Extinct

NEx

The species is extinct (extirpated) within Singapore but it still survives outside Singapore.

Globally Extinct

EX

The species is extinct all over the world, both in the wild and in cultivation







Other Categories

Data Deficient

DD

Inadequate information to make an informed assessment

Not Applicable

NA

Species that are not eligible for assessment at the national level (mainly introduced taxa and vagrants)

Not Evaluated


NE

Species that are possibly eligible for assessment but have not yet been evaluated against the criteria

Not Listed

NL

Species not listed in the records (in the IUCN Global Red List database, or the first edition Singapore Red Data Book - RDB 1 and second edition Singapore Red Data Book - RDB 2) for whatever reason



 

 

Last updated on 24 September 2021

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