Heterodermia erinacea


Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

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

Familia: Physciaceae
Genus: Heterodermia
Species: Heterodermia erinacea


Heterodermia erinacea (Ach.) W.A. Weber, 1987

  • Lichen erinaceus Ach.



  • In: Egan, Bryologist 90(2): 163 (1987)
  • Egan, R.S. (1987) A fifth checklist of the lichen-forming, lichenicolous and allied fungi of the continental United States and Canada. - The Bryologist 90(2): 77–173.   (RLL List # 133 / Rec. # 4699 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR)
  • Brodo, I.M., Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Heterodermia (pp. 334-341) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages.   (RLL List # 184 / Rec. # 22465 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of Heterodermia erinacea and distribution map for North America: p. 337; color photo: p. 337, plate 361)
  • Esslinger, T.L. and Bratt, C. (1998) The Heterodermia erinacea group in North America, and a remarkable new disjunct distribution. - In: Glenn, M.G.; Harris, R,C.; Dirig, R. and Cole, M.S. (eds.): Lichenographia Thomsoniana: North American Lichenology in Honor of John W. Thomson. Mycotaxon Ltd., Ithaca, New York, pp. 25-36.   (RLL List # 171 / Rec. # 5194 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustration of Heterodermia erinacea: p. 28)
  • Hale, M.E., Jr. and Cole, M. (1988) Lichens of California. - California Natural History Guides: 54. University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London. 254 pp.   (RLL List # 138 / Rec. # 7360 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Black-and-white photo of Heterodermia erinacea: p. 48, Fig. 24a)
  • Moberg, R. and Nash III, T.H. (2002) Heterodermia (pp. 207-219) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 1. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pages.   (RLL List # 187 / Rec. # 23062 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of Heterodermia erinacea and distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 211)

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English: Coastal fringe lichen,   Shield lichen