Peltigeraceae

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Peltigeraceae
Peltigera leucophlebia 280208.jpg
Peltigera leucophlebia, member of the Peltigeraceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Subclass: Lecanoromycetidae
Order: Peltigerales
Suborder: Peltigerineae
Family: Peltigeraceae
Dumort.
Type genus
Peltigera
Willd.
Genera

Peltigera
Solorina

The Peltigeraceae are a lichenized family of fungi in the order Peltigerales. Species of this family have a widespread distribution but are especially prevalent in temperate regions.[1] The family contains two genera and 101 species.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 261. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 504. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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