Chaenothecopsis nigra

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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 nigra



Chaenothecopsis nigra Tibell, 1987

Life habit Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens).

Host-Substratum/Locality: On decorticated stump of Nothofagus solanderi var. cliffortioides: New Zealand.




  • Tibell, Symb. bot. upsal. 27(no. 1): 132 (1987)
  • Tibell, L. (1987) Australasian Caliciales. - Symbolae Botanicae Upsaliensis 27(1): 1–279.   [RLL List # 133 / Rec.# 18614] - (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. nigra: p. 183)
  • Selva, S.B. 2014: The calicioid lichens and fungi of the Acadian Forest ecoregion of northeastern North America, II. The rest of the story. The Bryologist 117(4): 336–367.   (BioOne)   (Chaenothecopsis nigra: p. 351)
  • The Lichen Herbarium, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway (Photo Gallery) - Chaenothecopsis nigra

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