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Parmotrema perforatum (Wulfen) A. Massal.

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Scientific name
Parmotrema perforatum
Author
(Wulfen) A. Massal.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Lichens
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Lecanoromycetes
Order
Lecanorales
Family
Parmeliaceae
Assessment status
Published
Assessment date
2021-05-31
IUCN Red List Category
LC
Assessors
Allen, J., Yahr, R., Lymbery, C., Batallas-Molina, R., Bungartz, F., Dal Forno, M., Hodges, M., Lendemer, J., McMullin, T., Mertens, A., Paquette, H., Petix, M., Reese Næsborg, R., Roberts, F., Sharrett, S., Spielmann, A. & 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/194661584/194678159

Justification

Due it its broad distribution, large population size, and inferred stable population trend Parmotrema perforatum is Least Concern.

Taxonomic notes

Recent molecular phylogenetic analyses, specifically coalescent-based analytical approaches, support the current circumscription of Parmotrema perforatum (Widhelm et al. 2016).

Geographic range

Parmotrema perforatum is common in the eastern United States, Canada and Mexico (Lendemer and Knapp 2007, Lendemer 2010, Belliveau and McMullin 2017). 

Population and Trends

Parmotrema perforatum is widespread and abundant throughout eastern North America. Due to its large population size throughout much of its range its population trend is inferred to be stable.

Population Trend: stable


Habitat and Ecology

Parmotrema perforatum occurs on the bark of trees and shrubs in temperate and subtropical forests.

Threats

It is not thought to face any significant threats.

Source and Citation

Allen, J., Yahr, R., Lymbery, C., Batallas-Molina, R., Bungartz, F., Dal Forno, M., Hodges, M., Lendemer, J., McMullin, T., Mertens, A., Paquette, H., Petix, M., Reese Næsborg, R., Roberts, F., Sharrett, S., Spielmann, A. & Villella, J. 2021. Parmotrema perforatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T194661584A194678159. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-2.RLTS.T194661584A194678159.en .Downloaded on 26 September 2021

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