Heterodermia namaquana


Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

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

Familia: Physciaceae
Genus: Heterodermia
Species: Heterodermia namaquana


Heterodermia namaquana Brusse, 1992

Typification Details: Holotype PRE, Brusse 5930

Host-Substratum/Locality: On twigs of shrubs: South Africa


  • Brusse, Bothalia 22(2): 183 (1992)
  • Brusse, F. (1992) A new species in the lichen genus Heterodermia, from coastal Namaqualand. - Bothalia 22(2): 183–185.   (RLL List # 150 / Rec. # 2615 - Recent Literature on Lichens)
  • 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 namaquana: p. 28)
  • 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. (Description of Heterodermia namaquana: pp. 214-215; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 215)

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