Vainionora mexicana


Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Lecanoraceae
Genus: Vainionora
Species: Vainionora mexicana


Vainionora mexicana Kalb & Elix, 2004

Type locality: MEXICO. Chihuahua, ridge crest area along a secondary dirt road to Casas Grandes from Bavispé, Sonora, on Juniperus, 30o24'20"N, 108o24'20"W, 2180 m, T.H. Nash 36378 (ASU-holotype, designated here: CANB, MEXU, US and hb. Kalb, isotypes).

Substrate and ecology (for the Sonoran region:) On bark of Juniperus and Pseudotsuga menziesii.


  • Kalb & Elix, Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region (Tempe) 2: 557 (2004)
  • Kalb, K. and Elix, J.A. (2004) Vainionora. (pp.556-559) - In: Nash, T.H., III; 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, pp. 556-559.   (RLL List # 196 / Rec. # 25974 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Vainionora mexicana: pp. 557-558; photo: p. 557, fig. 65)

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