Candelariella placodizans

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Taxonavigation: Candelariales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Candelariomycetes
Subclassis: Candelariomycetidae
Ordo: Candelariales

Familia: Candelariaceae
Genus: Candelariella
Species: Candelariella placodizans


Candelariella placodizans (Nyl.) H.Magn., 1935

Basionym: Lecanora vitellina f. placodizans Nyl., Not. Sällsk. Fauna et Fl. Fenn. Förh., Ny Ser. 5: 290 (1861)

Habitat: Arctic-alpine terricolous lichen (on bryophytes and plant debris)


  • In Lynge, Rep. Fifth Thule Exped. 1921-24, 2:23 (1935).
  • Lynge, B. (1935) Lichens collected during the Danish fifth Thule expedition through arctic Canada. - Report fifth Thule Exped. 1921-24 II: 40 pp.   (Mattick Rec.# 16903 - Literature on Lichens) (PDF file)
  • Westberg, M. (2007) Candelariella (Candelariaceae) in western United States and northern Mexico: the polysporous species. The Bryologist 110(3): 375–390.   (RLL List # 207 / Rec. # 29345 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR) (Candelariella placodizans: pp. 382-384; Fig. 7)
  • Thomson, J.W. (1997) Candelariella (pp. 178-190). In American Arctic Lichens: 2. The Microlichens. The University of Wisconsin Press, 675 pages.   (RLL List # 170 / Rec. # 18517 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Candelariella placodizans, description: p. 187; map: p. 186)

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Eggyolk lichen