Name: Caloplaca pyracea (Ach.) Zwackh
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First person to use this name on MO: Jason Hollinger


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Status: Deprecated

Name: Caloplaca pyracea

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Author: (Ach.) Zwackh


Preferred Synonyms:Athallia pyracea (Ach.) Arup, Frödén & Søchting



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No longer synonymous with C. holocarpa
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-13 19:45:58 CDT (-0400)

According to K. Knudsen (pers. comm. 8/2012) true C. holocarpa is a narrowly-defined taxon that hasn’t even been recorded from North America yet. Instead C. pyracea is the best name to use for the “holocarpa group” in North America.

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