Caloplaca mereschkowskiana

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Caloplaca mereschkowskiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Teloschistales
Family: Teloschistaceae
Genus: Caloplaca
Species: C. mereschkowskiana
Binomial name
Caloplaca mereschkowskiana
S.Y.Kondr. & Kärnefelt (2011)

Caloplaca mereschkowskiana is a species of lichen in the family Teloschistaceae. Found in Western Australia, it was described as new to science in 2011. The specific epithet mereschkowskiana honours Russian biologist Konstantin Mereschkowski, who described Caloplaca brachyspora.[1]

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  1. ^ Lumbsch T, Ahti T, Altermann S, Arup U, Kärnefelt I, Thell A, et al. (2011). "One hundred new species of lichenized fungi: a signature of undiscovered global diversity" (PDF). Phytotaxa. 18 (1): 1–127 (see p. 33).  open access publication – free to read

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