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Canoparmelia caroliniana (Nyl.) Elix & Hale

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Scientific name
Canoparmelia caroliniana
Author
(Nyl.) Elix & Hale
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Lichens
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Lecanoromycetes
Order
Lecanorales
Family
Parmeliaceae
Assessment status
Published
Assessment date
2021-02-10
IUCN Red List Category
LC
Assessors
Allen, J., Yahr, R., Lymbery, C., Batallas-Molina, R., Bungartz, F., Dal Forno, M., Howe, N., Lendemer, J., McMullin, T., Mertens, A., Petix, M., Reese Næsborg, R., Roberts, F., Sharrett, S. & Villella, J.
Reviewers
Divakar, P.

Assessment Notes

The content on this page is fetched from The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/194662208/194678189

Justification

Canoparmelia caroliniana is widespread and abundant on multiple continents in temperate and pantropical regions. Its population size is inferred to be stable. Thus it is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic range

Canoparmelia caroliniana occurs throughout much of South America, Central America, the south-eastern United States, East Africa, the Azores, and the Canary Islands (Hale 1976, Berger and Aptroot 2002, Benatti and Marcelli 2008, Hawksworth et al. 2008, Flakus et al. 2012, Michlig 2014, Lendemer and Ruiz 2015, Kirika et al. 2016).

Population and Trends

Because this species is widespread and abundant, its population size is inferred to be stable.

Population Trend: stable


Habitat and Ecology

Canoparmelia caroliniana is mainly an epiphytic species that occurs in diverse temperature, subtropical, and tropical forest types, and rarely also occurs on rocks.

Threats

There are no significant threats documented for this species.

Source and Citation

Allen, J., Yahr, R., Lymbery, C., Batallas-Molina, R., Bungartz, F., Dal Forno, M., Howe, N., Lendemer, J., McMullin, T., Mertens, A., Petix, M., Reese Næsborg, R., Roberts, F., Sharrett, S. & Villella, J. 2021. Canoparmelia caroliniana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T194662208A194678189. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-2.RLTS.T194662208A194678189.en .Downloaded on 5 October 2021

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