Pertusaria wulingensis

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Taxonavigation: Pertusariales 

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

Familia: Pertusariaceae
Genus: Pertusaria
Species: Pertusaria wulingensis


Pertusaria wulingensis Z.T.Zhao & Z.S.Sun, 2009

Type locality: CHINA. Hunan: Sangzhi Co., Bagongshan, 29o23'N, 110o11'E, 1400 m, 24 May 2002, Chen et al. 9866 HMAS-L 072896, holotype).

Ecology: Corticolous, occurring in mixed evergreen and deciduous broadleaf forests. It is so far known only from the Guizhou and Hunan provinces of China at elevations of 1240-1500 m.

Etymology: The specific epithet wulingensis refers to the locality of the type collection, Wuling Range, located in the Guizhou and Hunan provinces of China.


Primary references[edit]

  • Z.T. Zhao & Z.S. Sun, in Ren, Sun, Zhao, Bryologist 112 (2): 394 (2009)
  • Ren, Q.; Sun, Z. and Zhao, Z. (2009) Pertusaria wulingensis (Pertusariaceae), a new lichen from China. The Bryologist 112 (2): 394–396. [Authors: Qiang Ren, Zhongshuai Sun and Zuntian Zhao]   **[RLL List # 215 / Rec.# 31397] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)**   (JSTOR)   (Black-and-white photos, page 395; thallus: fig. 1; thallus showing fertile verrucae, fig. 2; section of hymenium, fig. 3; crystals of psoromic acid, fig. 4) (distribution map: p. 395, fig. 5)

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