Heterodermia pseudospeciosa

Heterodermia pseudospeciosa


Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

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

Familia: Physciaceae
Genus: Heterodermia
Species: Heterodermia pseudospeciosa


Heterodermia pseudospeciosa (Kurok.) W.L. Culb., 1966

  • Anaptychia pseudospeciosa Kurok., J. Jap. Bot. 34: 176 (1959)


  • Culberson, W.L. (1966) Chemistry and taxonomy of the lichen genera Heterodermia and Anaptychia in the Carolinas. - The Bryologist 69: 472–487.   (RLL List # 61 / Rec. # 3843 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR) (Heterodermia pseudospeciosa: p. 484)
  • Lendemer, J.C. (2009) A synopsis of the lichen genus Heterodermia (Physciaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) in eastern North America. Opuscula Philolichenum 6: 1–36. (PDF file) (Heterodermia pseudospeciosa discussed on p. 29; Plate 16, p. 34, geographic distribution map) (Plate 12, p. 27, color photos of H. pseudospeciosa: Fig. 1, thallus; Fig. 2, lobes and soralia)
  • 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 pseudospeciosa: pp. 216-217; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 217)
  • Thomson, J.W. (2003) Heterodermia Trevisan (pp. 107-108) In, Lichens of Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 386 pages. (Description of Heterodermia pseudospeciosa: pp. 107-108)

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English: Shield lichen