Rufoplaca scotoplaca (Nyl.) Arup, Søchting & Frödén

Nord. J. Bot., 31: 74, 2013. Basionym: Lecanora scotoplaca Nyl. - Flora: 232, 1876.
Synonyms: Biatora caesiorufa auct. p.p. non (Wibel) Fr.; Caloplaca caesiorufa auct. p.p. non (Wibel) Flagey; Caloplaca scotoplaca (Nyl.) H. Magn.
Distribution: N - TAA, Lomb, Piem, Emil (Valcuvia & Delucchi 2001). C - Tosc, Laz, Sar (Rizzi & al. 2011). S - Camp, Si.
Note: at least in southern Europe this lichen of basic, hard siliceous rocks has been much misunderstood; several earlier Italian records, especially those from outside the Alps, need confirmation, as well as those from Sardegna (see Nimis & Poelt 1987: 74).
Growth form: Crustose
Substrata: rocks
Photobiont: green algae other than Trentepohlia
Reproductive strategy: mainly sexual
Poorly known taxon in need of further study

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


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