Phlyctidaceae

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Phlyctidaceae
Phlyctis argena.jpg
Phlyctis argena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Subclass: Ostropomycetidae
Order: Ostropales
Family: Phlyctidaceae
Poelt ex J.C.David & D.Hawksw. (1991)[1]
Type genus
Phlyctis
(Wallr.) Flot. (1850)
Genera

Phlyctis
Psathyrophlyctis

Synonyms

Phlyctidaceae Poelt (1974)[2]

The Phlyctidaceae are a family of lichenized fungi in the order Ostropales. Species in this family have primarily a tropical distribution, and are usually found growing on bark.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David JC, Hawksworth DL (1991). "Validation of six family names of lichenized ascomycetes". Systema Ascomycetum. 10: 13–8. 
  2. ^ Ahmadjian V, Hale ME (1974). The Lichens. p. 627. ISBN 978-0-12-044950-7. 
  3. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 17. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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