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Peltularia crassa P.M. Jørg. & D.J. Galloway

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Scientific name
Peltularia crassa
Author
P.M. Jørg. & D.J. Galloway
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Lichens
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Lecanoromycetes
Order
Peltigerales
Family
Coccocarpiaceae
Assessment status
Pending
Proposed by
Alan Fryday
Assessors
André Aptroot, Göran Thor
Contributors
Alan Fryday
Comments etc.
Anders Dahlberg

Assessment Status Notes

Taxonomic notes

Described in 1984 and not reported since. The three other species of the genus are known only from southern South America and the South Shetland Island


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Reported only from two collections, one each from Campbell Island (New Zealand) and Macquarie Island (Australia), although a further collection from Auckland Island (New Zealand) is present in the herbarium of Michigan State University (MSC).


Geographic range


Population and Trends

Unknown. Last collected in 1981

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

A fellfield species that occurs on elevated rock outcrops in tussock grassland in the high subantarctic zone


Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed

Survey of Auckland, Campbell and Macquarie Island to assess the size and extent of the species current population


Use and Trade


Bibliography

Jørgensen, P.M. & Galloway, D.J. 1984: A new subantarctic species of the lichen genus Peltularia. Lichenologist 16: 189-196.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted