Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Acarosporomycetidae
Ordo: Acarosporales

Familia: Acarosporaceae
Genus: Glypholecia
Species: G. candidissima – G. scabra

Glypholecia Nyl., 1853

Family: Acarosporaceae

Comment: According to Ryan 2002, the genus is monotypic, with Glypholecia scabra as the only species.

Glypholeciomyces Cif. & Tomas., Atti Ist. bot. Univ. Lab. crittog. Pavia, Ser. 5 10(1): 54, 79 (1953)
Laureriella Hepp, Flecht. Europ. 13: no. 772 (1867)

Primary references

Nyl., Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3 20: 317 (1853)

Nylander, W. (1853) Lichenes Algerienses novi. - Annales des Sciences Naturelles 20: 315–320. **[Mattick Rec. # 28961] - (Recent Literature on Lichens - Mattick No.)**

Selected reference

Ryan, B.D. (2002) Glypholecia (pp. 203-204) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 1. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pages. **[RLL List # 187 / Rec.# 23060] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)**


USDA Plants Database

Glypholecia in Index Fungorum.

Glypholecia in MycoBank.

Vernacular names
English: Glypholecia lichens

Glypholecia is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Acarosporaceae.[1]

Wijayawardene et al. 2022, p. 146.

Wijayawardene, N.N.; Hyde, K.D.; Dai, D.Q.; Sánchez-García, M.; Goto, B.T.; Saxena, R.K.; et al. (2022). "Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa – 2021". Mycosphere. 13 (1): 53–453. doi:10.5943/mycosphere/13/1/2. S2CID 249054641.

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