Kaernefeltia merrillii

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Parmeliaceae
Subfamilia: Parmelioideae
Genus: Kaernefeltia
Species: Kaernefeltia merrillii

Name edit

Kaernefeltia merrillii (Du Rietz) A.Thell & Goward, 1996

Basionym: Cetraria merrillii DuRietz

Synonyms edit

References edit

  • Thell, A. and Goward, T. (1996) The new Cetrarioid genus Kaernefeltia and related groups in the Parmeliaceae (Lichenized Ascomycotina). The Bryologist 99(2): 125–136. (JSTOR) (Black-and-white photos of Kaernefeltia thalli: page 127, figs. 1-6) (Black-and-white photos of broad-lobed Kaernefeltia merrillii: page 128, figs. 7 & 8) (Black-and-white photos of Kaernefeltia merrillii: transverse section: page 129, fig. 14; ascus with ascospores: page 129, fig. 15; disc-bar-shaped pycnoconidia: page 129, fig. 16) (Distribution maps of K. merrillii: page 132, figs. 27 & 28)
  • Brodo, I.M., Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Kaernefeltia (pp. 365-366) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages. (Description and distribution map of K. merrillii for North America: p. 366; color photo: p. 366, plate 403)
  • McCune, B. and Geiser, L. (1997) Macrolichens of the Pacific Northwest. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, 386 pages. (Description and color photo of Kaernefeltia merrillii: p. 53 [as Cetraria merrillii])
  • Thell, A. (2002) Kaernefeltia (pp. 256-257) 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 K. merrillii: pp. 256-257; distribution map for the Sonoran Desert Region: p. 256)

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Vernacular names edit

English: Flattened thornbush lichen