Vainionora variabilis


Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Lecanoraceae
Genus: Vainionora
Species: Vainionora variabilis


Vainionora variabilis Kalb & Elix, 2004

Type locality: MEXICO. Sinaloa, along highway 40 between Mazatlán and Durango forest station, 1.6 km W of Durango border line, on volcanic rock, 23o28'N, 105o50'W, 1830 m, T.H. Nash 10154 (ASU-holotype, designated here; CANB, MEXU, hb. and Kalb, isotypes).

Substrate and ecology (for Sonoran region:) On non-calciferous rock.


  • Kalb & Elix, Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region (Tempe) 2: 558 (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 variabilis: pp. 558-559; photos: fig. 66 and fig. 67)

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