Biatora aureolepra

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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Biatoraceae
Genus: Biatora
Species: Biatora aureolepra


Biatora aureolepra T.Sprib. & Tønsberg, 2009

MycoBank Accession Number: MB 5111750.

Type locality: CANADA. British Columbia: Central Interior, North Arm of Quesnel Lake, near mouth of Roaring River, 52o41.266'N, 120o54.066'W, on soft wood of leaning snag, 716 m, 29 Sep 2007, Spribille 24283 & C. Pettitt (holotype CANL, isotype, BG).

Etymology: A reference to the often golden color in the herbarium and the leprose habit of the species.

Ecology and distribution: In North America Biatora aureolepra is found on bark and wood of Thuja plicata and Thuja heterophylla in old-growth inland rain forests.


Links to photos[edit]

  • The Lichen Herbarium, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway (Photo Gallery) - Biatora aureolepra

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