Variously known in eastern North America as:
‘Punctelia subrudecta’ (pre-2003; this name is still valid for certain European populations)
‘Punctelia perreticulata’ (Aptroot 2003; this name is still valid for certain populations in the Ozarks Ecoregion and the Mediterranean)
‘Punctelia subrudecta auct. Amer.’ (Lendemer 2004; this is an informal name that refers to P. caseana)
Lendemer, J. C., and B. P. Hodkinson. 2010. A new perspective on Punctelia subrudecta in North America: previously-rejected morphological characters corroborate molecular phylogenetic evidence and provide insight into an old problem. Lichenologist 42(4): 405-421.