Placopyrenium heppioides   (Zahlbr. (Breuss))

Earth Lichen
(Placopyrenium heppioides)

syn. Catapyrenium heppioides ((Zahlbr.) J. W. Thomson), Dermatocarpon heppioides (Zahlbr.)


USA: Los Angeles County / California

local name: -

size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

The only known specimens of this lichen species were collected in the Topanga Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains in the californian Los Angeles County.

The species was scientifically described in the year 1912.


- Kerry Knudsen; Jana Kocourková: Lichens, Lichenicolous and allied Fungi of the Santa Monica Mountains, Part 4: Additions and Corrections to the Annotated Checklist. Opuscula Philolichenum 7: 29-48. 2009