Placidium acarosporoides

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Taxonavigation: Verrucariales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Eurotiomycetes
Subclassis: Chaetothyriomycetidae
Ordo: Verrucariales

Familia: Verrucariaceae
Genus: Placidium
Species: Placidium acarosporoides



Placidium acarosporoides (Zahlbr.) Breuss, 2000

World distribution: SW North America, Chile, South Africa

  • Dermatocarpon acarosporoides Zahlbr., Beih. Bot. Cntralbl. 13: 153 (1903)






  • Breuss, Bull. Calif. Lichen Soc. 7 (2): 39 (2000)
  • Breuss, O. and Bratt, C.C. (2000) Catapyrenoid lichens in California. - Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 7 (2): 36–43.   **[RLL List # 182 / Rec.# 21633] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Web site)


  • Breuss, O. (2002) Placidium (pp. 384-393) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 1. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pages.   **[RLL List # 187 / Rec.# 23103] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Discussion of Placidium acarosporoides: pp. 385-386; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 385)
  • Thomson, J.W. (1987) The lichen genera Catapyrenium and Placidiopsis in North America. - The Bryologist 90: 27–39.   **[RLL List # 131 / Rec.# 18497] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (JSTOR) (Illustration of Placidium acarosporoides [as Catapyrenium acarosporoides]: p. 29)

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