Aspicilia boykinii

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Taxonavigation: Pertusariales 

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

Familia: Megasporaceae
Genus: Aspicilia
Species: Aspicilia boykinii


Aspicilia boykinii Owe-Larss. & A.Nordin, 2007

Type: U.S.A., Arizona: Coconino Co.: Grand Canyon National Park, South Kaibab Trail.

On limestone or calciferous sandstone.

Named after Marcus A. Boykin, who has studied the lichen flora in the Grand Canyon National Park.


  • Owe-Larsson, B., Nordin, A. and Tibell, L. (2007) Aspicilia (pp. 61-108) 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. (A. boykinii, description: pp. 71-73; color photograph in photo section of Vol. III)

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