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Canoparmelia alabamensis (Hale & McCull.) Elix

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Scientific name
Canoparmelia alabamensis
Author
(Hale & McCull.) Elix
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Lichens
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Lecanoromycetes
Order
Lecanorales
Family
Parmeliaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Jessica Allen
Assessors
Malcolm Hodges
Comments etc.
Jessica Allen

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range


Population and Trends

Historical quarrying likely led to a reduction in population size.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology


Threats

Subpopulations in the vicinity of Atlanta, air pollution is a threat to the species. Observations of thallus health, along with the health of co-occurring lichens suggest that the air quality is already having a negative impact on the species. Recreation, including trampling and rock climbing and bouldering. Herbicide application power line corridors.


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted