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Lichens new to the Azores collected on Terceira

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  • Laboratório de Botânica/Liquenologia
  • Lichenologisches Institut Dr. Schumm
  • University of the Azores - Angra do Heroísmo

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Aptroot, A., Schumm, F. & Gabriel, R. 2009. Lichens new to the Azores collected on Terceira. - Herzogia 22: 147-152. Forty-six lichen species and one variety are reported for the first time from the Azores. All were collected during a one-week field course on Terceira and include the first record of Biatora britannica outside Britain, and a record of Xanthoria weberi bridging the gap between the disjunct areas it has been reported from, viz. America and northern Europe. Xanthoria weberi is a new combination. Zusammenfassung: Aptroot, A., Schumm, F. & Gabriel, R. 2009. Flechten neu für die Azoren, gesammelt auf Terceira. - Herzogia 22: 147-152. Sechsundvierzig Flechtenarten und eine Varietät werden erstmalig von den Azoren gemeldet. Alle wurden wäh- rend eines einwöchigen Geländekurses auf Terceira gesammelt und beinhalten den ersten Fund von Biatora bri- tannica außerhalb der Britischen Inseln. Ein Fund von Xanthoria weberi schließt die Verbreitungslücke zwischen den disjunkten Arealen, aus denen die Art bisher bekannt war: Amerika und Nordeuropa. Xanthoria weberi ist eine Neukombination.
Lichens new to the Azores collected on Terceira
André Aptroot, Felix Schumm & Rosalina Gabriel
Abstract: Aptroot, A., Schumm, F. & Gabriel, R. 2009. Lichens new to the Azores collected on Terceira.
Herzogia 22: 147–152.
Forty-six lichen species and one variety are reported for the first time from the Azores. All were collected during a
one-week field course on Terceira and include the first record of Biatora britannica outside Britain, and a record of
Xanthoria weberi bridging the gap between the disjunct areas it has been reported from, viz. America and northern
Europe. Xanthoria weberi is a new combination.
Zusammenfassung: Aptroot, A., Schumm, F. & Gabriel, R. 2009. Flechten neu für die Azoren, gesammelt auf
Terceira. – Herzogia 22: 147–152.
Sechsundvierzig Flechtenarten und eine Varietät werden erstmalig von den Azoren gemeldet. Alle wurden wäh-
rend eines einwöchigen Geländekurses auf Terceira gesammelt und beinhalten den ersten Fund von Biatora bri-
tannica außerhalb der Britischen Inseln. Ein Fund von Xanthoria weberi schließt die Verbreitungslücke zwischen
den disjunkten Arealen, aus denen die Art bisher bekannt war: Amerika und Nordeuropa. Xanthoria weberi ist eine
Neukombination.
Key words: Biatora britannica, Xanthoria weberi.
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