Melanohalea elegantula

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Parmeliaceae
Subfamilia: Parmelioideae
Genus: Melanohalea
Species: Melanohalea elegantula

NameEdit

Melanohalea elegantula (Zahlbr.) O.Blanco, A. Crespo, Divakar, Essl., D. Hawksw. & Lumbsch, 2004


Basionym: Parmelia aspidota var. elegantula Zahlbr.

SynonymsEdit

  • Melanelia elegantula (Zahlbr.) Essl., Mycotaxon 7(1): 47 (1978)
  • Melanelia elegantula (Zahlbr.) Essl., Mycotaxon 7'(1): 47 (1978) var. elegantula
  • Melanelia incolorata (Parrique) Essl., in Egan, Bryologist 90(2): 163 (1987)
  • Parmelia aspidota var. elegantula Zahlbr.
  • Parmelia elegantula (Zahlbr.) Szatala, 1930
  • Parmelia exasperatula var. elegantula (Zahlbr.) Zahlbr., 1929

ReferencesEdit

  • Blanco, O.; Crespo, A.; Divakar, P.K.; Esslinger, T.L.; Hawksworth, D.L. and Lumbsch, H.T. (2004) Melanelixia and Melanohalea, two new genera segregated from Melanelia (Parmeliaceae) based on molecular and morphological data. - Mycological Research 108(8): 873–884.   (RLL List # 197 / Rec.# 26150 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (PDF file)
  • Brodo, I.M., Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Melanelia (pp. 430-441) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages. (Description of Melanohalea elegantula: pp. 433-434; distribution map for North America: p. 433; color photo: p. 433, plate 495 [as Melanelia elegantula])
  • Dobson, F.S. (2000) (Fourth edition) Parmelia (pp. 255-277) In, Lichens: An illustrated guide to the British and Irish species. The Richmond Publishing Co., Ltd., Slough, England, 431 pp. (Description of Melanohalea elegantula: pp. 263-264; color photo and map: p. 264 [as Parmelia elegantula])
  • Esslinger, T.L. (2002) Melanelia (pp. 274-286) 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 Melanohalea elegantula: pp. 277-278. [as Melanelia elegantula])
  • McCune, B. and Geiser, L. (2009) Melanohalea (pp. 200-204) Macrolichens of the Pacific Northwest. (Second Edition) Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, 464 pp. (Description of Melanohalea elegantula, illustration of isidia and color photos: p. 200)
  • Purvis, O.W. and James, P.W. (1992) Parmelia Ach., 1803 (pp. 421-437) In: Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L., James, P.W. and Moore, D.M. (eds.) The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Natural History Museum Publication, 710 pp. (Description of Melanohalea elegantula: p. 434 [as Parmelia elegantula])
  • Thomson, J.W. (1984) Parmelia Ach. (pp. 295-318). In, American Arctic Lichens: 1. The Macrolichens. Columbia University Press, New York, 504 pages. (Description of Melanohalea elegantula: p. 298; distribution map for the North American Arctic: p.300 [as Parmelia elegantula])
  • van Herk, K. and Aptroot, A. (2004) Melanelia Essl. (pp. 242-247) In, Veldgids Korstmossen. Koninkliijke Nederlandse Natuurhistorische Vereniging, 423 pages; in Dutch. (Description of Melanohalea elegantula: pp. 242 & 244; color photo: p. 243 [as Melanelia elegantula])
  • Wirth, V. (1995) Melanelia Essl. (pp. 649-656) - Teil 2) In, Die Flechten Baden-Württembergs, Teil 1 & 2. Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Co., Stuttgart. 1006 pp.; in German. (Description of Melanohalea elegantula: p. 651 [as Parmelia elegantula])

Links to photosEdit

  • The Lichen Herbarium, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway (Photo Gallery) - Melanohalea elegantula

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Elegant camouflage lichen
Nederlands: Sierlijk schildmos