Echinoplaca areolata


Taxonavigation: Graphidales 

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

Familia: Gomphillaceae
Genus: Echinoplaca
Species: Echinoplaca areolata


Echinoplaca areolata Lücking & W.R. Buck, 2007

Diagnosis: Echinoplaca speciei thallo areolato et hyphophoris capitatis differt.

Type: U.S.A. Florida. Brevard Co.: Corner of Fox Lake Road and South Carpenter Road, just W of St. Rd. 405 and I-95 at Titusville, 28o35'N, 80o51'W, Quercus myrtifolia scrub, on twigs, 7 Jan 1996, Buck 29073 (NY, holotype).

MycoBank No. 510741


  • Lücking & W.R. Buck, Bryologist 110(4): 633 (2007)
  • Lücking, R.; Buck, W.R. and Rivas Plata, E. (2007) The lichen family Gomphillaceae (Ostropales) in eastern North America, with notes on hyphophore development in Gomphillus and Gyalideopsis. - The Bryologist 110(4): 622–672.   **[RLL List # 209 / Rec.# 29646] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (JSTOR) (Echinoplaca areolata: pp. 633-635) (Teminal section of diahypha of E. aerolata: p. 624: fig,.1N) (Photos of thalli: p. 634, figs. 6a & 6b; hyphophores: figs. 6C-6F) (Distribution map for E. areolata: p. 635, fig. 7)


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