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Pleopsidium chlorophanum

Pleopsidium chlorophanum Lichen

Pleopsidium chlorophanum

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Fungi
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Acarosporomycetidae
Ordo: Acarosporales
Familia: Acarosporaceae
Genus: Pleopsidium
Species: Pleopsidium chlorophanum


Pleopsidium chlorophanum (Wahlenb.) Zopf, 1895

Substrate and ecology: On rock, especially under overhangs on cliffs.

Basionym: Parmelia chlorophana Wahlenb., 1803


Acarospora chlorophana (Wahlenb.) A.Massal.


Zopf, Ann. Chemie 284: 117 (1895)
Zopf, W. (1895) Zur Kenntnis der Flechtenstoffe. Annalen der Chemie\Ann. Chemie 284: 107-132.
Bulletin of California Lichen Society (2005) 12(2); back cover, illustration of Pleopsidium chlorophanum.
Knudsen, K. (2005) Notes on the lichen flora of California #1 - Pleopsidium chlorophanum and Acarospora scabrida -- Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 12(2): 33-34. [1]
Knudsen, K. (2007) Pleopsidium (pp. 274-276) In: Nash III, T.H., Gries, C., and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 3. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 567 pages. (Description of Pleopsidium chlorophanum: p. 275)
St. Clair, L.L. (1999) Pleopsidium (pp. 157-158) In, A color guidebook to common Rocky Mountain lichens. M.L. Bean Life Science Museum of Brigham Young University Publisher, 242 pp. (Description and color photo of P. chlorophanum: p. 157)
Thomson, J.W. (1997) Acarospora (pp. 19-36). In, American Arctic Lichens: 2. The Microlichens. The University of Wisconsin Press, 675 pages. (Description of Acarospora chlorophana: pp. 20 & 23; black-and-white photo, and distribution map for North America: p. 22) (Acarospora chlorophana = Pleopsidium chlorophanum)
Thomson, J.W. (2003) Acarospora (pp. 25-26). In, Lichens of Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 386 pages. (Acarospora chlorophana [Pleopsidium chlorophanum]: p. 25)
Wirth, V. (1995) Pleopsidium (pp. 751-753 - Teil 2) In, Die Flechten Baden-WĆ¼rttembergs, Teil 1 & 2. Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Co., Stuttgart. 1006 pp.; in German. (Description of P. chlorophanum: p. 752; color photo: p.751)
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