Arthonia farinacea

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Taxonavigation: Arthoniales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Arthoniomycetes
Ordo: Arthoniales

Familia: Arthoniaceae
Genus: Arthonia
Species: Arthonia farinacea



Arthonia farinacea (H. Olivier) R. Sant., 1960

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Host: On soredia of Ramalina farinacea   (Grube 2007, p. 46)


Melaspilea farinacea H. Olivier, 1923

Primary references

  • R. Sant., Svensk bot. Tidskr. 54(4): 501 (1960)
  • Santesson, R. (1960) Lichenicolous fungi from northern Spain. Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 54(4): 499–522.   **[RLL List # 38 / Rec.# 16274] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)**   (Arthonia farinacea: p. 501)


  • Diederich, P. (2003) New species and new records of American lichenicolous fungi [Neue Arten und neue Funde von amerkanischen lichenicolen Pilzen]. Herzogia 16: 41–90.   **[RLL List # 192 / Rec.# 24711] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)**
  • Grube, M. (2007) Arthonia (pp. 39-61) In: Nash III, T.H., Gries, C., and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 3. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 567 pages.   **[RLL List # 210 / Rec.# 30003] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)**   (Description of Arthonia farinacea: p. 46)
  • Lawrey, J.D. and Diederich, P. (2010) Lichenicolous fungi – worldwide checklist, including isolated cultures and sequences available. Internet (3/22/2011)
  • Lamb's Index nom. lich.: 36

Vernacular names