Taxonavigation: Pertusariales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Ostropomycetidae
Ordo: Pertusariales

Familia: Icmadophilaceae
Genus: Thamnolia
Species: T. juncea – T. papelillo – T. subuliformis – T. taurica – T. tundrae – T. vermicularis



Thamnolia Ach. ex Schaerer, 1850

Type species: Thamnolia vermicularis (Sw.) Schaer., 1850

Comment: T. vermicularis and T. subuliformis are essentially identical in form, but differ in chemistry and distribution.   (McCune & Geisser 2009)


  • Schaer., Enum. critic. lich. europ. (Bern): 243 (1850)
  • Schaerer, E. (1850) Enumeratio critica lichenum Europaeorum. - Bernae. (Mattick's Literature Index)
  • Brodo, I.M.; Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Thamnolia (pp. 677-678) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages.
  • Dobson, F.S. (2000) (Fourth edition) Thamnolia (p. 375) In, Lichens: An illustrated guide to the British and Irish species. The Richmond Publishing Co., Ltd., Slough, England, 431 pp.
  • McCune, B. and Geiser, L. (2009) Thamnolia (pp. 333-334) Macrolichens of the Pacific Northwest. (Second Edition) Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, 464 pp.
  • St. Clair, L.L. (1999) Thamnolia Ach. ex Schaer. (p. 192) In - A color guidebook to common Rocky Mountain lichens. M.L. Bean Life Science Museum of Brigham Young University Publisher, 242 pp.
  • Thomson, J.W. (1984) Thamnolia Ach., (pp. 435-439). In, American Arctic Lichens: 1. The Macrolichens. Columbia University Press, New York, 504 pages. (Books.Google)

Vernacular names

English: Whiteworm lichens