Phlyctis subagelaea

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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: Phlyctis subagelaea


Phlyctis subagelaea S.Joshi & Upreti, 2010

MycoBank No.: MB 518547

Diagnosis: Phlyctis agelaea similis sed ascosporis 60–130 x 12–30 µm differt.

Type: INDIA Kerela, Idukki district, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady, on bark, 23 March 2006, Biju Haridas 06–009837 (LWG, holotype).

Etymology: The specific epithet refers to the strong similarity with Phlyctis agelaea.

Ecology and distribution: Phlyctis subagelaea grows on bark in the tropical areas of southern India.


  • 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) (Illustrations of Phlyctis subagelaea: p. 725, Fig. 1A, thallus, Fig. 1B, ascospores)

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