Sphaerellothecium contextum

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Taxonavigation: Capnodiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Dothideomycetes
Subclassis: Dothideomycetidae
Ordo: Capnodiales

Familia: Mycosphaerellaceae
Genus: Sphaerellothecium
Species: Sphaerellothecium contextum


Sphaerellothecium contextum Triebel, 1989

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Hosts: In the epinecral layer of the thallus of Protoparmelia badia, Rhizoplaca melanophthalma, Sporastatia testudinea and Tephromela armeniaca. (also on Clavitimela, Rhizocarpon)

Locality: Sweden (On Sporastatia testudinea).


Primary references[edit]

  • Triebel, Biblioth. Lichenol. 35: 76 (1989)
  • Triebel, D. (1989) Lecideicole Ascomyceten. Eine Revision der obligat lichenicolen Ascomyceten auf lecideoiden Flechten. Bibliotheca Lichenologica, No. 35. J. Cramer, Berlin-Stuttgart. 278 pp.   **[RLL List # 139 / Rec.# 18996] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Band 35)

Additional references[edit]

  • Cáceres, M.E.S. and Triebel, D. (2004) Sphaerellothecium (pp. 696-699) 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.   **[RLL List # 196 / Rec.# 26024] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Description of Sphaerellothecium contextum: pp. 697-698; distribution map for the Sonoran Desert Region: p. 698)


  • Lawrey, J.D. and Diederich, P. (2010) Lichenicolous fungi – worldwide checklist, including isolated cultures and sequences available. Internet (1/12/2011)


Vernacular names[edit]