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 petricola

Name edit

Pyxine petricola Nyl., 1876


Substrate and ecology (Sonoran region:) On bark, wood and acidic rock from sea level to montane areas

World distribution: Pantropical with scattered collections from the subtropics; Sonoran region

Synonyms edit

  • Pyxine pringlei Imshaug, 1957   (Source: Kalb 2002)
  • Pyxine endoleuca (Müll. Arg.) Vain., Hedwigia 37: 42 (1898)
  • Pyxine meissneri var. endoleuca Müll. Arg., 1879
  • Pyxine subvelata Stirt., Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 30: 396 (1898)

References edit

  • Nyl., in Crombie, J. Bot., London 14: 263 (1876)
  • Awasthi, D.D. (1980) Pyxine in India. - Phytomorphology 30: 359–379.   (RLL List # 119-7 / Rec. # 1300 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustration of Pyxine petricola: p. 375)
  • 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 petricola: pp. 439-440; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 440)
  • Swinscow, T.D.V. and Krog, H. (1988) Macrolichens of East Africa. London: British Museum (Natural History), 390 pp.   (RLL List # 135 / Rec. # 18091 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustration of Pyxine petricola: p. 290)
  • Imshaug, H.A. (1957) The lichen genus Pyxine in North and Middle America. - Trans. Amer. Micro. Soc. 76 (3): 246–269.   (RLL List # 25 / Rec. # 9065 - Recent Literature on Lichens)

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Vernacular names edit

English: Pyxine lichen