Gomphillaceae

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Gomphillaceae
Gomphillus americanus 122758.jpg
Gomphillus americanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Subclass: Ostropomycetidae
Order: Ostropales
Family: Gomphillaceae
Walt.Watson (1929)
Type genus
Gomphillus
Nyl. (1855)
Synonyms
  • Gomphillaceae Walt. Watson ex Hafellner (1984)

The Gomphillaceae are a family of lichens in the order Ostropales. Species in this family are found mostly in tropical regions.[1]

Genera[edit]

According to the 2007 Outline of Ascomycota, the following genera in are in the Gomphillaceae. Those with a question mark preceding the name have an uncertain placement.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF; Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. pp. 142–143. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 
  2. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. 

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