Opegrapha vulgata

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Taxonavigation: Arthoniales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Arthoniomycetes
Ordo: Arthoniales

Familia: Opegraphaceae
Genus: Opegrapha
Species: Opegrapha vulgata
Varietates: O. v. var. abbreviata – O. v. var. parallela
Formae: O. v. f. abbreviata - O. v. f. vulgata


Opegrapha vulgata (Ach.) Ach., 1803

Life habit: lichenized.

Substrate: on +/- shaded, smooth, young bark or smooth areas on old trunks.

  • Lichen vulgatus Ach., 1798


  • Graphis vulgata (Ach.) Wallr., 1831
  • Hysterina vulgata (Ach.) Gray, 1821
  • Lichen vulgatus Ach., 1798
  • Opegrapha cinerea Chevall., 1822
  • Opegrapha confluens (Ach.) Stizenb., 1865
  • Opegrapha devulgata Nyl., 1879
  • Opegrapha lithyrga var. confluens Ach., 1810
  • Opegrapha siderella sensu auct. brit. p.p., 2002
  • Opegrapha vulgata var. siderella sensu auct. brit. p.p., 2002
  • Opegrapha vulgata var. vulgata (Ach.) Ach., 1803
  • Pyrenotea lutea Leight.


  • Ach., Method. Lich.: 20 (1803)
  • Acharius, E. (1803) Methodus qua omnes detectos lichenes secundum organa carpomorpha ad genera, species et varietates redigere atque observationibus illustrare tentavit Erik Acharius (Methodus Lichenum). Cum tab. aen. Stockholm. (O. vulgata: p. 20) (PDF file)
  • Dobson, F.S. (2000) (Fourth edition) Opegrapha (p. 246-251) In, Lichens: An illustrated guide to the British and Irish species. The Richmond Publishing Co., Ltd., Slough, England, 431 pp. (Description, distribution map, and color photo of O. vulgata: p. 248)
  • Ertz, D. and Egea, J.M. (2007) Opegrapha (pp. 255-266) 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 O. vulgata: pp. 265-266; distribution map for the Sonoran Desert Region: p. 266)
  • Pentecost, A. and James, P.W. (1992) Opegrapha (pp. 404-415) In: Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L., James, P.W. and Moore, D.M. (eds.) The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Natural History Museum Publication, 710 pp. (Description of O. vulgata: p. 415; diagram of ascospores: p. 409, fig. 18f)
  • Puntillo, D. (1996) I Licheni di Calabria. Monografie XXII. Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, 229 pp. (Illustration of O. vulgata: plate 27)
  • van Herk, K. and Aptroot, A. (2004) Opegrapha (pp. 266-275) In, Veldgids Korstmossen. Koninkliijke Nederlandse Natuurhistorische Vereniging, 423 pages; in Dutch. (Description of O. vulgata: p. 274; color photo: p. 275)
  • Wirth, V. (1995) Opegrapha (pp. 620-629 - Teil 2) In, Die Flechten Baden-Württembergs, Teil 1 & 2. Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Co., Stuttgart. 1006 pp.; in German. (O. vulgata: p. 629)

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Scribble lichen
Nederlands: Wit schriftmos