Punctelia hypoleucites

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: Punctelia
Species: Punctelia hypoleucites

Name edit

Punctelia hypoleucites (Nyl.) Krog, 1982

Basionym: Parmelia hypoleucites Nyl., 1858

Substrate and ecology (Sonoran region): Primarily in oak-pine forests on bark of various hardwoods (Acer, Alnus, Arbutus, Quercus, Fraxinus, Prosopis, Prunus, Salix, Willardia) and conifers (Cupressus, Juniperus, Pinus, Pseudotsuga) between 700 and 2560 meters.

Synonymy edit

References edit

  • Krog, Nordic Jl Bot. 2 (3): 291 (1982)
  • Krog, H. (1982) Punctelia, a new lichen genus in the Parmeliaceae. - Nordic Journal of Botany 2: 287–292.   (RLL List # 115-40 / Rec.# 10525 - Recent Literature on Lichens)
  • Brodo, I.M., Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Punctelia (pp. 605-610) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages. (Description of P. hypoleucites: pp. 607-608; distribution map for North America: p. 607; color photo: p. 607, plate 736)
  • Egan, R.S. and Aptroot, A. (2004) Punctelia (pp. 431-436) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Diederich, P.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 2. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 742 pages. (Description of P. hypoleucites: pp. 433-434; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 434)
  • Thomson, J.W. (2003) Punctelia Krog (pp. 198-200) In, Lichens of Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 386 pages. (Description of P. hypoleucites: p. 199)

Links to photos edit

Vernacular names edit

English: Southwestern speckled shield lichen