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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Fungi
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lichinomycetes
Ordo: Lichinales
Familia: Heppiaceae
Genus: Heppia
Species: H. adglutinata - H. conchiloba - H. despreauxii - H. lutosa


Heppia Nägeli ex A.Massal., 1854

Type species: Heppia adglutinata (Kremp.) A.Massal., 1854

Life habit: Lichenized.

Note: Many former species of Heppia have been transferred to the genus Peltula.


* Nägeli ex A.Massal., Geneac. Lich.: 6/8 (1854)
* Massalongo, A.B. (1854) Geneacaena lichenum ab A. prof. Massalongo noviter proposita ac descripta. - Tip. Antonellianis\Verona. 1-24 pp.
* Büdel, B., Schulz, M. and Nash III, T.H. (2002) Heppia, pp. 204-207. In Nash III, T.H., Ryan, B.D, Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. I. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pp.
* Henssen, A. (1994) Contribution to the morphology and species delimitation in Heppia sensu stricto (lichenized Ascomycotina). Acta Bot. Fenn. 150: 57-73.
* Wetmore, C.M. (1970) The lichen family Heppiaceae in North America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 57: 158-209.
* USDA Plants Database
* Recent Literature on Lichens and Mattick's Literature Index

Vernacular names
English: Soil ruby lichens, Earthscales; Heppia lichens

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