Arctomiaceae

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Arctomiaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Arctomiaceae
Th.Fr. (1861)
Type genus
Arctomia
Th.Fr. (1860)
Genera

Arctomia
Gregorella
Wawea

The Arctomiaceae are a family of lichenized fungi in the Ascomycota, class Lecanorales.[1] The family was named by Theodor Magnus Fries in 1861.[2] Species in this family are found in arctic and subarctic habitats, usually associated with bryophytes.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Fries TM. (1861). "Lichenes arctoi Europae Groenlandiaeque hactenus cogniti". Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum upsaliensis (in Latin). 3 (ser. 3): 103–398. 
  3. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-85199-827-5. 

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