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Edrudia constipans (Nyl.) W.P. Jord.

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Scientific name
Edrudia constipans
Author
(Nyl.) W.P. Jord.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Lichens
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Lecanoromycetes
Order
Lecanorales
Family
Lecanoraceae
Assessment status
Pending
Proposed by
Jason Hollinger
Contributors
Jason Hollinger
Comments etc.
Anders Dahlberg, Toby Spribille

Assessment Status Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Edrudia constipans is known exclusively from the Farallon Islands off the coast of central California, USA.


Geographic range

Farallon Islands off the coast of central California.


Population and Trends

Edrudia constipans is known only from the Farallon Islands. The islands are now federally protected by the United States as a National Wildlife Refuge.

Population Trend: Stable


Habitat and Ecology

Edrudia constipans grows on vertical faces of maritime rocks.  It is often associated with two other dwarf fruticose species, Caloplaca coralloides and Cladidium bolanderi.

Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Threats


Conservation Actions

The habitat is currently protected as a wildlife refuge.


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography

Jordan, W.P. 1980. Edrudia, a new genus from California (Lichenes: Teloschistaceae). The Bryologist 83(1): 64-67.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted