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Coelopogon Brusse & Kärnefelt (1991)

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Rambold G. Data set not revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: genus. Number of known taxa within this rank: 2. Coelopogon. Parmeliaceae Zenker (1827); Lecanorineae; Lecanorales.

Type Information: Type: Coelopogon abraxas Brusse.

Taxonomic Literature: Brusse F.A. & Kärnefelt I., Mycotaxon 42: 35-41 (1991);
Kärnefelt I., Opera Bot. 86: 1-90 (1986); Elix J.A., Bryologist
96: 359-383 (1993).

Biogeography: Checklist records: Republic of South Africa.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; terricolous or corticolous; substrate non-calciferous.

Lichen Photobionts: Primary photobiont present; chlorococcal. Secondary photobiont absent.

Thallus: Fruticose, not subdivided parts. Upper Surface: Brown; special structures absent. Lower Surface: Attached by the whole lower surface; special structures absent.

Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form.

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed to present.

Secondary Metabolites: Present, of the following substance class(es): (higher) aliphatic acids to diphenyl ethers.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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