Distopyrenis americana

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Taxonavigation: Pyrenulales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Eurotiomycetes
Subclassis: Chaetothyriomycetidae
Ordo: Pyrenulales

Familia: Pyrenulaceae
Genus: Distopyrenis
Species: Distopyrenis americana


Distopyrenis americana Aptroot, 1991

World distribution: Previously only known from SE USA and tropical America, but also recently found in Papua New Guinea

Typification Details: Holotype NY, Harris 13755

Host-Substratum/Locality: On bark in Quercus forest with Betula and Rhododendron: North Carolina


Primary references[edit]

  • Aptroot, A.Biblioth. Lichenol. 44: 42 (1991)
  • Aptroot, A. (1991) A Monograph of the Pyrenulaceae (Excluding Anthracothecium and Pyrenula) and the Requienellaceae, with Notes on the Pleomassariaceae, the Trypetheliaceae and Mycomicrothelia (Lichenized and Non-lichenized Ascomycetes). - Bibliotheca Lichenologica, Bd. 44, J. Cramer, Berlin, Stuttgart. 178 pp.   **[RLL List # / Rec.# 766] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Band 44) (Illustrations of Distopyrenia americana: pp. 143 & 154)


  • Aptroot, A. (2002) Distopyrenis (pp. 180-181) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 1. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pages.   **[RLL List # 187 / Rec.# 23053] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Discussion of Distopyrenis americana: pp. 180-181)


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