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Ahtiana

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Ahtiana is a genus of lichenized fungi known as candlewax lichens in the family Parmeliaceae.[1] A monotypic genus, it contains the single species Ahtiana sphaerosporella or the mountain candlewax lichen,[2] found in western North America. This species was segregated from the genus Parmelia by Canadian lichenologist Trevor Goward in a 1985 publication.[3] It had been suggested that the genus include A. aurescens (Eastern candlewax lichen,[2] formerly Cetraria aurescens Tuck.) and A. pallidula (pallid candlewax lichen,[2] formerly Cetraria pallidula Tuck.) based on similarities in morphology,[4] but this transfer is not supported by molecular analysis.[5]

The genus was named in honour of Finnish botanist Teuvo Tapio Ahti.[3]

References

  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18.
  2. ^ a b c "Standardized Common Names for Wild Species in Canada". National General Status Working Group. 2020.
  3. ^ a b Goward T. (1985). "Ahtiana, a new lichen genus in the Parmeliaceae". Bryologist. 88 (4): 367–71. doi:10.2307/3242678. JSTOR 3242678.
  4. ^ Thell A, Goward T, Randlane T, Kärnefelt EI, Saag A (1995). "A revision of the North American lichen genus Ahtiana (Parmeliaceae)". Bryologist. 98 (4): 596–605. doi:10.2307/3243591. JSTOR 3243591.
  5. ^ Thell A, Högnabbaa F, Elix JA, Feuerer T, Kärnefelt I, Myllys L, Randlane T, Saag A, Stenroos S, Ahti T, Seaward MRD (2009). "Phylogeny of the cetrarioid core (Parmeliaceae) based on five genetic markers". Lichenologist. 41 (5): 489–511. doi:10.1017/S0024282909990090. hdl:1885/51099.
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Ahtiana: Brief Summary

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Ahtiana is a genus of lichenized fungi known as candlewax lichens in the family Parmeliaceae. A monotypic genus, it contains the single species Ahtiana sphaerosporella or the mountain candlewax lichen, found in western North America. This species was segregated from the genus Parmelia by Canadian lichenologist Trevor Goward in a 1985 publication. It had been suggested that the genus include A. aurescens (Eastern candlewax lichen, formerly Cetraria aurescens Tuck.) and A. pallidula (pallid candlewax lichen, formerly Cetraria pallidula Tuck.) based on similarities in morphology, but this transfer is not supported by molecular analysis.

The genus was named in honour of Finnish botanist Teuvo Tapio Ahti.

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