Chaenothecopsis epithallina

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Taxonavigation: Mycocaliciales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Eurotiomycetes
Subclassis: Mycocaliciomycetidae
Ordo: Mycocaliciales

Familia: Mycocaliciaceae
Genus: Chaenothecopsis
Species: Chaenothecopsis epithallina



Chaenothecopsis epithallina Tibell, 1975

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens).

Locality: Sweden.




  • Tibell, Symb. bot. upsal. 21(no. 2): 116 (1975)
  • Tibell, L. (1975) The Caliciales of boreal North America. Taxonomy, ecological and distributional comparisons with Europe, and ultrastructural investigations in some species. - Symbolae Bot. Upsaliensis 21(2): 1–128.   [RLL List # 92-86 / Rec.# 18593] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)


  • Coppins, B.J. (1992) Chaenothecopsis Vainio (1927) (pp. 182-185) In: Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L., James, P.W. and Moore, D.M. (eds.) The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Natural History Museum Publication, 710 pp.   [RLL List # 151 / Rec.# 15105] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of C. epithallina: p. 183)

Vernacular names

English: Chaenothecopsis lichen