Opegrapha quaternella


Taxonavigation: Arthoniales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Arthoniomycetes
Ordo: Arthoniales

Familia: Opegraphaceae
Genus: Opegrapha
Species: Opegrapha quaternella


Opegrapha quaternella Nyl., 1885

Substratum: Lichenicolous (parasites on living lichens).

Current name: Opegrapha anomea Nyl., 1856   (from North American Lichen Checklist; Aug 2008)

Homotypic SynonymsEdit

  • Opegraphoidea quaternella (Nyl.) Fink, 1935


Primary referencesEdit

  • Zahlbruckner: Catalogus Lichenum Universalis 10: 148.
  • Opegrapha quaternella Nyl. in Flora, vol. LXVIII, 1885, p. 449.

Additional referencesEdit

  • Ertz, D.; Diederich, P. and Miadlikowska, J. (2004) The lichenicolous Opegrapha species (Roccellaceae, Acomycota) with 3-septate ascospores on Pertusaria and Ochrolechia. - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 144: 235–241.


  • Saccardo: Sylloge fungorum XXIV: 1289
  • Lamb: Index nom. lich.: 448

Vernacular namesEdit