Heterodermia sitchensis


Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

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

Familia: Physciaceae
Genus: Heterodermia
Species: Heterodermia sitchensis


Heterodermia sitchensis Goward & W.J.Noble, 1985

Host-Substratum/Locality: On twigs of Picea sitchensis: British Columbia


  • In: Goward, Bryologist 87(4): 366 (1985) [1984]
  • Goward, T. (1984) Heterodermia sitchensis, a new lichen from the Pacific Northwest of North America. - The Bryologist 87: 366–368.   (RLL List # 124-38 / Rec. # 6954 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR)
  • McCune, B. and Geiser, L. (2009) Heterodermia (pp. 137-139) Macrolichens of the Pacific Northwest. (Second Edition) Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, 464 pp. (Description of Heterodermia sitchensis and color photos: p. 139)

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Sitka shield lichen