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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: – (incertae sedis)
Genus: Puttea
Species: P. caesia – P. exsequens – P. margaritella



Puttea S.Stenroos & Huhtinen, 2009

Etymology: The genus epithet PUTTE refers to the research program of insufficiently known and threatened forest species 2003-2007, launched by the Finnish Ministry of Environment.


  • Stenroos, S.; Huhtinen, S.; Lesonen, A.; Palice, Z. and Printzen, C. (2009) Puttea, gen. nov., erected for the enigmatic lichen Lecidea margaritella. - The Bryologist 112 (3): 544–557.   (RLL List # 216 / Rec. # 31497 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR)

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