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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Ramalinaceae
Genus: Japewia
Species: J. subaurifera – J. tornoënsis



Japewia Tønsberg, 1990

Type species: Japewia tornoënsis (Nyl.) Tønsberg, 1990   (Source: Printzen & Tønsberg 2004)

Family: Ramalinaceae

Life habit: Lichenized


  • Tønsberg, Lichenologist 22(3): 205 (1990)
  • Brodo, I.M., Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Japewia (pp. 364-365) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages.   (RLL List # 184 / Rec. # 22465 - Recent Literature on Lichens)
  • Printzen, C. (1999) Japewiella gen nov., a new lichen genus and a new species from Mexico. The Bryologist 102(4): 714–719.   (RLL List # 178 / Rec. # 15002 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR)
  • Printzen, C. and Tønsberg, T. (2004) Japewia (pp. 137-138) 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 # 198 / Rec. # 25911 - Recent Literature on Lichens)

Vernacular names

English: Dot lichens,   Japewia lichens