Leprocaulon santamonicae

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Taxonavigation: Leprocaulales 

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

Familia: Leprocaulaceae
Genus: Leprocaulon
Species: Leprocaulon santamonicae


Leprocaulon santamonicae (K. Knudsen & Elix) Lendemer & B.P.Hodk., Mycologia 105 (4): 1013 (2013)   [Mycobank #564063]

Substratum: On soil and rocks, and over mosses and other lichens, esp. as a pioneer on verticals.


  • Lepraria santamonicae K. Knudsen & Elix, Bryologist 110 (1): 115 (2007)   [Mycobank #529795]


  • Knudsen, K. and Elix, J.A. (2007)   A new Lepraria (Stereocaulaceae) from the Santa Monica Mountains in southern California. - The Bryologist 110 (1): 115 - 118.   [RLL List # 206 / Rec.# 28863 - Recent Literature on Lichens] (Website)
  • Lendemer, J.C. & B.P. Hodkinson (2013)   A radical shift in the taxonomy of Lepraria s.l.: Molecular and morphological studies shed new light on the evolution of asexuality and lichen growth form diversification. - Mycologia 105 (4): 994 - 1018.   [RLL Suppl. Rec.# 648 - Recnet Literature on Lichens] (Website)

  • Knudsen, K. and Elix, J.A. (2007) Lepraria (pp. 384-388) In: Nash III, T.H., Gries, C., and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 3. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 567 pages. (Description of L. santamonicae and distribution map of the Sonoran Desert Region: p. 387)


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