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Punctelia caseana Lendemer & B.P. Hodk.

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Scientific name
Punctelia caseana
Author
Lendemer & B.P. Hodk.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Lichens
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Lecanoromycetes
Order
Lecanorales
Family
Parmeliaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Tiana Scott
Assessors
Tiana Scott
Comments etc.
Chandler Lymbery
Reviewers
Jessica Allen

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Punctelia caseana is widespread and abundant throughout the eastern United States, southern Canada, and Mexico. There has been no record of a population decline. Therefore, assessing this species as Least Concern (LC) is recommended.


Geographic range

Punctelia caseana occurs in predominately temperate forests in central and eastern North America. It can be found in Canadian and American regions of the Great Lakes Basin with some northern outliers. It is also found in the eastern United States and the montane forests of central Mexico and the central United States (Colorado, New Mexico, and Oklahoma).


Population and Trends

Population Trend: Stable


Habitat and Ecology

P. caseana occurs abundantly in the forests of central and eastern North America and is commonly found on the bark of conifers (Pinus, Tsuga) and, in some regions, hardwoods (Acer, Quercus; Lendemer and Hodkinson 2010).

Temperate Forest

Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted