Opegrapha mougeotii A.Massal.
Mem. Lichenogr.: 103, n. 209, fig. 123, t. 19, 1853.

Synonims: Opegrapha leightonii Cromb. ex Nyl., Opegrapha rupestris v. pisana Bagl. ex Jatta, Opegrapha rupestris v. tiburtina Jatta

Is present in the following regions (Click here for a map with abbreviations):
N - VG (TSB), Ven, Piem, Lig. C - Tosc, Laz (Genovesi 2003a), Sar. S - Camp (Garofalo & al. 1999, Aprile & al. 2003b), Pugl (Nimis & Tretiach 1999), Cal (Puntillo 1996), Si (Nimis & al. 1994).

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Photobiont: Trentepohlia
Growth form: Crustose
Reproductive strategy: Mainly sexual
Phytoclimatic range: Suboceanic
Poorly known taxon
Poleophoby: 3


  • pH of the substrata: intermediate between subneutral and basic (4) to basic (5)
  • in shaded sites (2) to sites with diffuse light but scarce direct solar irradiation (3)
  • humidity requirements: rather hygrophytic (2)
  • in sites with no eutrophication (1) to sites with very weak eutrophication (2)
  • from the eu-mediterranean belt (1) to the submediterranean belt (2)

    Note: a critical taxon of calcareous or basic substrata (limestone, calcareous sandstone, roofing tiles), related to O. varia.

      Commonness-rarity status:
    • Alpine Italy: absent
    • Subalpine Italy: absent
    • Oromediterranean Italy: absent
    • Montane Italy: absent
    • Padanian Italy: extremely rare
    • Dry submediterranean Italy: very rare
    • Dry mediterranean Italy: extremely rare
    • Humid submediterranean Italy: rare
    • Humid mediterraenan Italy: rare