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Taxonavigation: Gyalectales 

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

Familia: Phlyctidaceae
Genus: Phlyctis
Species: P. agelaea – P. andensis – P. argena – P. boliviensis – P. brasiliensis – P. karnatakana – P. ludoviciensis – P. lueckingii – P. psoromica – P. speirea – P. subagelaea – P. subuncinata – P. uncinata – P. willeyi



Phlyctis (Wallr.) Flot., Bot. Zeitung 8(31): 571 (1850). [MycoBank #4010]

Type species: Phlyctis agelaea (Ach.) Flot., Bot. Zeitung [Berlin] 8(31): 574 (1850). [MycoBank #400368]


  • Peltigera sect. Phlyctis Wallr., Flora Cryptogamica Germaniae 2: 553 (1831). [MycoBank #700348]





  • Brodo, I.M.; Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Phlyctis (pp. 545-546) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages.
  • Dobson, F.S. (2000) (Fourth edition) Phlyctis (pp. 299-300) In, Lichens: An illustrated guide to the British and Irish species. The Richmond Publishing Co., Ltd., Slough, England, 431 pp.
  • James, P.W. and Hitch, C.J.B. (1992) Phlyctis Wallr.. (1825) (pp. 465-466) 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.
  • Joshi, S.; Upreti, D.K.; Mishra, G.K. and Divakar, P.K. (2010) Two new species of the lichen genus Phlyctis in India. The Bryologist 113 (4): 724–727. (DOI: 10.1639/0007-2745-113.4.724)
  • Tønsberg, T. (2004) Phlyctis (pp. 415-416) 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.

Vernacular names

English: Whitewash lichens,   Blemished lichens