- Scientific name
- Punctelia caseana
- Lendemer & B.P. Hodk.
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Assessment status
- Assessment date
- IUCN Red List Category
- Scott, T.
- Allen, J.
is widespread and abundant throughout the eastern United States, southern Canada, and Mexico. There has been no record of population decline and this species is assessed as Least Concern (LC).
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
The population size of this species is inferred to be stable.
Population Trend: stable
Habitat and Ecology
occurs abundantly in the forests of central and eastern North America and is commonly found on the bark of conifers (Pinus
) and, in some regions, hardwoods (Acer
; Lendemer and Hodkinson 2010).
It is not thought to face any significant threats.
No specific actions are thought to be necessary.
Source and Citation
Scott, T. 2021. Punctelia caseana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T194662148A194678174. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-2.RLTS.T194662148A194678174.en
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