Lepra andersoniae

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Taxonavigation: Pertusariales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Ostropomycetidae
Ordo: Pertusariales

Familia: Variolariaceae
Genus: Lepra
Species: Lepra andersoniae


Lepra andersoniae (Lendemer) Lendemer & R.C.Harris, Bryologist 120(2): 186 (2017). [MycoBank #821145]


  • Pertusaria andersoniae Lendemer, Opuscula Philolichenum 6: 55 (2009). [MycoBank #540728]
Typification Details: Holotype NY, Anderson 1936
Host-Substratum/Locality: On granite: North Carolina, U.S.A.
Etymology: The epithet “andersonii” honors the collector of the type, Gladys P. Anderson (1888–?), a North American lichenologist active in the early 20th century. (Note: since Anderson is a female, the specific epithet needs to end in ae)
Ecology and Distribution: Pertusaria andersoniae is presently known only from high elevations of the southern Appalachians (North Carolina and Virginia, USA).

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