Fissidens bryoides Hedw., is recorded for the first time from Libya on the basis of collection from Zawya Al –Qadima in Beida, north-east of Libya. This record raises the number of moss taxa recorded from Libya to 106 and the number of Fissidentaceae taxa to six. Moreover, the present work adds 3 moss taxa to Beida area which raises mosses known from it to 33 taxa. A description and illustrations of the new record together with geographic distribution of all identified taxa are given. This new record is also compared with the related taxa.
Fissidens bryoides, Fissidentaceae, mosses, new record, Libya.