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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Fungi
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Eurotiomycetes
Subclassis: Chaetothyriomycetidae
Ordo: Verrucariales
Familia: Verrucariaceae
Genus: Hydropunctaria
Species: H. adriatica - H. maura - H. rheitrophila - H. scabra


Hydropunctaria C. Keller, Gueidan & Thüs, 2009

MycoBank No.: MB 512878

Comment: Two marine (Verrucaria maura, Verrucaria adriatica) and two freshwater (Verrucaria scabra, Verrucaria rheitrophila) species form a well-supported monophyletic group and are included in the new genus Hydropunctaria.


Gueidan, C.; Savić, S.; Thüs, H.; Roux, C.; Keller, C.; Tibell, L.; Prieto, M.; Heiðmarsson, S.; Breuss, O.; Orange, A.; Fröberg, L.; Amtoft Wynns, A.; Navarro-Rosinés, P.; Krzewicka, B.; Pykälä, J.; Grube, M. and Lutzoni, F. (2009) Generic classification of the Verrucariaceae (Ascomycota) based on molecular and morphological evidence: recent progress and remaining challenges. - Taxon 58(1): 184-208. (Recent Literature on Lichens) (PDF file) (Discussion of No. 7 Hydropunctaria: pp. 193-194)

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