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Flavopunctelia soredica


Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Parmeliaceae
Subfamilia: Parmelioideae
Genus: Flavopunctelia
Species: F. borrerioides – F. darrowii – F. flaventior – F. lobulata – F. praesignis – F. soredica


Flavopunctelia (Krog) Hale, 1984

Type species: Flavopunctelia flaventior (Stirt.) Hale

Life habit: Lichenized.


  • Punctelia subgenus Flavopunctelia Krog


  • Brodo, I.M., Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Flavopunctelia (pp. 317-319) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages.   (RLL List # 184 / Rec.# 22465 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (The Book)
  • Egan, R.S. (2004) Flavopunctelia (pp. 111-114) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Diederich, P.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 2. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 742 pages.   (RLL List # 196 / Rec.# 25897 - Recent Literature on Lichens)
  • Hale, M.E., Jr.(1980) Taxonomy and distribution of the Parmelia flaventior group (lichens: Parmeliaceae). - Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 47: 75–84.   (RLL List # 116-42 / Rec.# 7359 - Recent Literature on Lichens)
  • Krog, H. (1982) Punctelia, a new lichen genus in the Parmeliaceae. - Nordic Journal of Botany 2: 287–292.   (RLL List # 115-40 / Rec.# 10525 - Recent Literature on Lichens)
  • St. Clair, L.L. (1999) Flavopunctelia (Krog) Hale (pp. 81-82) In, A color guidebook to common Rocky Mountain lichens. M.L. Bean Life Science Museum of Brigham Young University Publisher, 242 pp.   (RLL List # 180 / Rec.# 21417 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of F. flaventior and color photo: p. 81)
  • Thomson, J.W. (2003) Flavopunctelia (Stirton) Hale (p. 104) In, Lichens of Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 386 pages.   (RLL List # 190 / Rec.# 24161 - Recent Literature on Lichens)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Speckled greenshield lichens,   Green speckleback lichens,   The speckleback lichens,   Flavopunctelia lichens