Porpidia thomsonii

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Taxonavigation: Lecideales 

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

Familia: Lecideaceae
Genus: Porpidia
Species: Porpidia thomsonii


Porpidia thomsonii Gowan, 1989

Host-Substratum/Locality: On rocks: Northwest Territories



  • Gowan, Bryologist 92(1): 54 (1989)
  • Gowan, S.P. (1989) A character analysis of the secondary products of the Porpidiaceae (lichenized Ascomycotina). - Systematic Botany 14(1): 77-90.   **[RLL List # 137 / Rec.# 6935] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (JSTOR)


  • Thomson, J.W. (1997) Porpidia Körber (pp. 489-501) In, American Arctic Lichens: 2. The Microlichens. The University of Wisconsin Press, 675 pages.   **[RLL List # 170 / Rec.# 18517] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Discussion of Porpidia thomsonii: p. 496; distribution map for the American arctic: p. 498)


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English: Thomson's porpidia lichen