Dirinaria confusa

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Lecanoromycetidae
Ordo: Caliciales

Familia: Caliciaceae
Genus: Dirinaria
Species: Dirinaria confusa
Varietates: D. c. var. confusa – D. c. var. saxicola

Name edit

Dirinaria confusa D.D. Awasthi, 1975

Substrate and ecology: On bark and wood, near the sea

World distribution: Tropical and subtropical regions of North, Central and South America with scattered collections from Asia

References edit

  • D.D. Awasthi, Biblioth. Lichenol. 2: 56 (1975)
  • Awasthi, D.D. (1975) A Monograph of the Lichen Genus Dirinaria. - Bibliotheca Lichenologica No. 2, J. Cramer, Lehre. 108 pp.   (RLL List # 93-3 / Rec. # 1294 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustrations of Dirinaria confusa: figs. 34 & 35)
  • Brodo, I.M.; Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Dirinaria (pp. 305-307) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages. (Discussion of Dirinaria confusa and distribution map for North America: p. 306; color photo: p. 306, plate 317)
  • Kalb, K. (2004) Dirinaria (pp. 98-103) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Diederich, P.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 2. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 742 pages. (Discussion of Dirinaria confusa: pp. 100-101; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 101)

Links to photos edit

Vernacular names edit

English: Medallion lichen,   Dirinaria lichen