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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Ostropales
Family: Stictidaceae
Genus: Acarosporina
Sherwood (1977)
Type species
Acarosporina monilifera
(Ellis & Everh.) Sherwood (1977)[1]

A. berberidis
A. hormospora
A. hyalina[2]
A. microspora
A. monilifera

Acarosporina is a genus of lichenized fungi within the Stictidaceae family.[3] The genus was circumscribed in 1977 and contains about four species.[4]


  1. ^ Sherwood MA. (1977). "The Ostropalean fungi". Mycotaxon. 5 (1): 1–277 (see p.&nbsp, 33).
  2. ^ Johnston PR. (1985). "Anamorphs of the Ostropalean genera Schizoxylon and Acarosporina". Mycotaxon. 24: 329–60.
  3. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18.
  4. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 4. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.

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