Lepraria diffusa

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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Stereocaulaceae
Genus: Lepraria
Species: Lepraria diffusa
Varietates: L. d. var. chrysodetoides – L. d. var. diffusa


Lepraria diffusa (J.R.Laundon) Kukwa, 2002

Basionym: Leproloma diffusum J.R.Laundon, 1989

Substrate and ecology: On mosses on rocky cliff.


  • Kukwa, Ann. Bot. Fennici 39: 226 (2002)
  • Kukwa, M. (2002) Taxonomic notes on the lichen genera Lepraria and Leproloma. - Annales Botanici Fennici 39: 225–226.
  • Flakus, A.; Elix, J.A.; Rodriguez, P. and Kukwa, M. (2011). New species and records of Lepraria ( Stereocaulaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) from South America. The Lichenologist 43(1): 57–66. (doi:10.1017/S0024282910000502) (L. diffusa new to the Southern Hemisphere)
  • Tønsberg, T. (2004) Lepraria (pp. 322-329) 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. (Description of L. diffusa: p. 325)
  • Wirth, V. (1995) Leproloma (pp. 543-546 - Teil 2) In, Die Flechten Baden-Württembergs, Teil 1 & 2. Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Co., Stuttgart. 1006 pp.; in German. (Description of Lepraria diffusa (Leproloma diffusum): p. 544)
  • Index Fungorum
  • LIAS
  • North American Lichen Checklist, Version (#14) 8 Oct 2008

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