Fellhaneropsis vezdae (Coppins & P. James) Sérus. & Coppins

Lichenologist, 28: 208, 1996. Basionym: Bacidia vezdae Coppins & P. James - Lichenologist, 10: 190, 1978.
Synonyms: Fellhanera vezdae (Coppins & P. James) V. Wirth
Distribution: S - Cal (Puntillo & Vězda 1994, Puntillo 1995, 1996, 2000).
Note: a mild-temperate lichen found on bark of broad-leaved (especially Quercus) and coniferous (e.g. Abies) trees in very humid, open forests, especially on basal parts of trunks, sometimes foliicolous (e.g. in Calabria). It is included in the Italian red list of epiphytic lichens as “Critically Endangered” (Nascimbene & al. 2013c).
Growth form: Crustose
Photobiont: green algae other than Trentepohlia
Reproductive strategy: mainly sexual
Most common in areas with a humid-warm climate (e.g. most of Tyrrenian Italy)

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Alpine belt: absent
Subalpine belt: absent
Oromediterranean belt: absent
Montane belt: extremely rare
Submediterranean belt: absent
Padanian area: absent
Humid submediterranean belt: extremely rare
Humid mediterranean belt: absent
Dry mediterranean belt: absent


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Herbarium: TSB (9375)
2002/02/24


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