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The lichen genus Lecidella (Lecanoraceae), with special reference to the Tasmanian species


Kantvilas, G and Elix, JA, The lichen genus Lecidella (Lecanoraceae), with special reference to the Tasmanian species, Muelleria, 31 pp. 31-47. ISSN 0077-1813 (2013) [Refereed Article]


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Eight species of Lecidella (Lecanoraceae, lichenised Ascomycetes) are recorded for Tasmania: L. destituta Kantvilas & Elix sp. nov., L. elaeochroma (Ach.) Hazsl., L. flavovirens Kantvilas & Elix sp. nov., L. granulosula (Nyl.) Knoph & Leuckert, L. stigmatea (Ach.) Hertel & Leuckert, L. sublapicida (C. Knight) Hertel and L. xylogena (Müll. Arg.) Kantvilas & Elix comb. nov. (all present in mainland Australia), and the Tasmanian endemic L. montana Kantvilas & Elix sp. nov. All species are described in full, and notes on their characterisation, inter-relationships, distribution and ecology are provided. The status of the names Lecidea minutula Müll. Arg. and L. leptolomoides Müll. Arg., based on collections from Victoria, is discussed briefly.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:biodiversity, Lecidea, lichenised Ascomycetes, temperate Australia
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Evolutionary biology
Research Field:Plant and fungus systematics and taxonomy
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Other environmental management
Objective Field:Other environmental management not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Kantvilas, G (Dr Gintaras Kantvilas)
ID Code:116660
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Plant Science
Deposited On:2017-05-16
Last Modified:2017-08-18
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