Melaspileaceae

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Melaspileaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Arthoniomycetes
Order: Arthoniales
Family: Melaspileacea
W. Watson (1929)
Type species
Melaspilea
Nyl.
Genera

Melaspilea

The Melaspileaceae are a family of lichenized fungi in the order Arthoniales. Containing a single genus, Melaspilea, they are poorly understood, and phylogenetic relationships to other taxa in the Ascomycota are not clearly defined.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 207. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

External links[edit]

"Myconet: Outline of Ascomycota 2007". Archived from the original on 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2008-11-14.