Lecanora comonduensis

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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Lecanoraceae
Genus: Lecanora
Species: Lecanora comonduensis


Lecanora comonduensis T.H.Nash & Hertel, 1997

Etymology: Named for the small Baja California town of Comondú.

Note: the correct name is Lecanora comonduensis not Lecanora comoduensis.

Substrate/locality: On exposed basalt boulders: Baja California Sur.


  • T.H. Nash & Hertel, Bryologist 100(3): 377 (1997)
  • Nash, T.H., III, and Hertel, H. (1997) Lecanora comoduensis (Lecanorales: Lecanoraceae), a new species of lichenized fungi from the Sonoran Desert Region. The Bryologist 100(3): 377–379.   (RLL List # 168 / Rec. # 13343 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR)
  • Nash, T.H., III, and Hertel, H. (1998) ERRATUM. (Lecanora comoduensis is emended to Lecanora comonduensis) The Bryologist 101(2): 354. (JSTOR)
  • Ryan, B.D.; Lumbsch, H.T.; Messuti, M.I.; Printzen, C.; Śliwa, L. and Nash III, T.H. (2004) Lecanora (pages 176-286). In, Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region. Volume 2. Nash, TH, III; Ryan, B.D.; Diederich, P.; Gries, C.; Bungartz, F. (editors). Lichens Unlimited, 742 pages.   (RLL List # 196 / Rec. # 25917 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Lecanora comonduensis: pages 211-212).

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rim lichen