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Lecania falcata, a new species from Spain, the Canary Islands and the Azores, close to Lecania chlorotiza

  • Emmanuël SÉRUSIAUX (a1), Pieter P. G. van den BOOM (a2), Maarten A. BRAND (a3), Brian J. COPPINS (a4) and Nicolas MAGAIN (a1)...

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Lecania chlorotiza and L. falcata, described here as new from Spain/Navarra, the Canary Islands and the Azores, do not belong to Lecania s. str. They belong to a strongly supported clade comprising Bacidia, Bacidina, Scutula and Toninia when examined with maximum parsimony, maximum likelihood and Bayesian inferences using mtSSU, nuLSU and nuITS sequences. This clade represents the Bacidiaceae and is included in the Ramalinaceae s. lat. Most genera included in that family need further work before a new genus can possibly be described for Lecania chlorotiza and L. falcata.

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Lecania falcata, a new species from Spain, the Canary Islands and the Azores, close to Lecania chlorotiza

  • Emmanuël SÉRUSIAUX (a1), Pieter P. G. van den BOOM (a2), Maarten A. BRAND (a3), Brian J. COPPINS (a4) and Nicolas MAGAIN (a1)...

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