Thelomma californicum

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Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

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

Familia: Caliciaceae
Genus: Thelomma
Species: Thelomma californicum


Thelomma californicum (Tuck.) Tibell, 1976

Substrate and ecology: On siliceous rocks and wood of old posts and fences, in open situations

World distribution: Coastal California and Macaronesia

Sonoran distribution: Southern California at 0-800 m

  • Trachylia californica Tuck., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts & Sci. 6: 263 (1864)



  • Tibell, Bot. Notiser 129(3): 227 (1976)
  • Tibell, L. (1976) The genus Thelomma. - Bot. Not. 129: 221–249.   (RLL List # 95 / Rec. # 18595 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illlustrations of Thelomma californicum: figs. 2-3)
  • Brodo, I.M., Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Thelomma (p. 678-680) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages.   (RLL List # 184 / Rec. # 22465 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of Thelomma californicum: pp. 679-680; distribution map for North America: p. 679; color photo: p. 679, plate 833)
  • Tibell, L. and Ryan, B.D. (2004) Thelomma (pp. 533-536) 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. # 25967 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of Thelomma californicum: p. 534)

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English: Lobed nipple lichen,   California thelomma lichen