Punctelia missouriensis

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 missouriensis

Name edit

Punctelia missouriensis G.Wilh. & Ladd, 1992

Type collection: MISSOURI. Crawford Co., Onondaga Cave State Park, Vilander Bluff, on Juniperus virginiana; NW1/4 NWi/4 Sec. 15 T39N R2W; Ladd & Wilhelm 15879, 22 Dec 1991 (Holotype: MOR; Isotypes: COLO, BAFC, F, IMI, LSU, MICH, NY, O, OMA, US).

Note: Punctelia missouriensis was considered by Adler (1997) to be conspecific with Punctelia punctilla; however a study by Aptroot (2003) showed P. missouriensis to be a distinct species.   (Source: Hinds and Hinds, 2007)

References edit

  • G. Wilh. & Ladd, Mycotaxon 44 (2): 495 (1992)
  • Wilhelm, G. and Ladd, D. (1992) A new species of the lichen genus Punctelia from the midwestern United States. - Mycotaxon 44 (2): 495–504.   (RLL List # 148 / Rec.# 20268 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Web site)
  • Adler, M.T. (1997) Polymorphism of vegetative propagules in Punctelia punctilla (Parmeliaceae, Lecanorales) and the delimitation of the species. - Mycotaxon 63: 57–70.   (RLL List # 167 / Rec.# 129 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Web site)
  • Aptroot, A. (2003) A new perspective on the sorediate Punctelia (Parmeliaceae) species of North America. The Bryologist 106 (2): 317–319.   (RLL List # 191 / Rec.# 24592 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR) (Confirmed P. missouriensis as a North American species)
  • Hinds, J.W. and Hinds, P.L. (2007) Punctelia Krog, 1982 (pp. 427-432) In, The Macrolichens of New England. - Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden No. 96. New York Botanical Garden Press, Bronx, New York. 584 pp. (Description of P. missouriensis: pp. 429-430; color photo: p. 429, fig. 272)

Vernacular names edit

English: Mealy speckled shield lichen