Coccotrema hahriae


Taxonavigation: Pertusariales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Ostropomycetidae
Ordo: Pertusariales

Familia: Coccotremataceae
Genus: Coccotrema
Species: Coccotrema hahriae



Coccotrema hahriae T. Sprib. & Tønsberg, 2010

Mycobank No.: MB 516024

Diagnosis: Specie Coccotrema magellanicum similis sed ab ea differt isidiis destitutis et praesentia acidi stictici. Coccotrema pocillarium etiam simile sed id differt thallus minoribus praesentia acidi norstictici. Ascomata ignota.

Type: U.S.A. Alaska. Skagway Borough, Chilkoot Trail, several hundred meters N of Trail Crew Cabin on rocky section of trail between Canyon City Camp and Pleasant Camp, 59o37.224'N, 135o19.615'W, on Tsuga twigs, 138 m, 03 Aug 2008, T. Spribille 27163 & S. Pérez-Ortega (NY, holotype; ALA, BG, KLGO, isotypes)

Habitat and distribution: Corticolous on fine Tsuga twigs in elfin forests, currently known only from the study area.

Etymology: Named in memory of Meg Hahr, natural resource program manager of Klondike Gold Rush National Park from June 2002 to May 2006, who died tragically in a bicycle accident on June 21.


  • T. Sprib. & Tønsberg, Bryologist 113(3): 447 (2010)
  • Spribille, T.; Pérez-Ortega, S.; Tønsberg, T. and Schirokauer, D. (2010) Lichens and lichenicolous fungi of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, Alaska, in a global biodiversity context. The Bryologist 113(3): 439–515.   **[RLL List # 221 / Rec.# 32534] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (DOI: 10.1639/0007-2745-113.3.439) (Discussion of Coccotrema hahriae: pp. 447-449; color photos: p. 448, fig. 5A & B)

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