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The lichen genus Kroswia is a synonym of Fuscopannaria (Pannariaceae)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 January 2015

Nicolas MAGAIN
Evolution and Conservation Biology, University of Liège, Sart Tilman B22, B-4000 Liège, Belgium. Email :
Evolution and Conservation Biology, University of Liège, Sart Tilman B22, B-4000 Liège, Belgium. Email :


Molecular inferences of three loci within a phylogenetic framework of a subset of the Pannariaceae confirm that the genus Kroswia is nested within the genus Fuscopannaria. The formal combination of the type species of Kroswia into Fuscopannaria is therefore made here, and Kroswia is reduced into synonymy with the latter genus.

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