Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

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

Familia: Caliciaceae
Genus: Pyxine
Species: Pyxine mexicana

Name edit

Pyxine mexicana Kalb, 2002


Diagnosis: Similis P. coralligerae, sed differt medulla alba, marginibus apotheciorum pruinosis et terpenis aliis.

Type: MEXICO. Baja California Sur: Sierra Laguna just above Rancho La Victoria, oak forest, on Quercus devia: c. 1200 m, 23o36'43"N, 109o54'43"W, 6. I. 1998, leg.: T. H. Nash III 39585 (ASU, holotype; hb. Kalb, isotype).

Substrate and ecology (Sonoran region:) On bark and acidic rocks in montane areas from 1000-2200 m

World distribution: Probably a Sonoran endemic

References edit

  • Kalb, K. (2002) Pyxine (pp. 437-441) 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.   (RLL List # 187 / Rec. # 23122 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of Pyxine mexicana and distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 439)

Vernacular names edit