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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Agyriales
Family: Baeomycetaceae
Genus: Ainoa
Lumbsch & I.Schmitt (2001)
Type species
Ainoa geochroa
(Körb.) Lumbsch & I.Schmitt (2001)

A. geochroa
A. mooreana

Ainoa is a genus of arctic[1] lichens in the family Baeomycetaceae. The genus contains two species: A. mooreana, and the type, A. geochroa. Both species and genus were described in 2001.[2]


  1. ^ Lichen Portal
  2. ^ Lumbsch HT, Schmitt I, Döring H, Wedin M (2001). "ITS sequence data suggest variability of ascus types and support ontogenetic characters as phylogenetic discriminators in the Agyriales (Ascomycota)". Mycological Progress. 105 (3): 265–74. doi:10.1017/S0953756201003483. 

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