Bai X.-L.1, Tan B.C.2 2004. New distribution records of Coscinodon cribrosus (Hedw.) Spruce (Musci, Grimmiaceae) in China // Arctoa. Vol. 13: 1–4 [in English].

1 Department of Biology, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot 010021, China; e-mails: bxliangmoss@yahoo.com.cn  & topalizdp@yahoo.com.cn

2 Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260

KEYWORDS: new records, mosses, bryophytes, China, Coscinodon cribrosus, Helan Mountains

ABSTRACT. Coscinodon cribrosus (Hedw.) Spruce is reported for the first time from Inner Mongolia Province of China based on a recent collection made from (Mt.) Helan Shan (38 ° 48’ N, 105° 54’ E).  It is the second locality known from mainland China. Detailed description and illustration of the newly discovered Inner Mongolian specimens are given. The record of this species from Taiwan is quite out of its range and habitat.

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