Scoliciosporum gallurae Vězda & Poelt
[in Nimis & Poelt] Studia Geobot., 7, suppl. 1: 221, 1987.

Is present in the following regions (Click here for a map with abbreviations):
C - Marc (Nimis & Tretiach 1999), Laz (Fornasier & al. 2005), Sar (Zedda 2002).

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Scoliciosporum gallurae Vězda & Poelt

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Photobiont: Green algae other than Trentepohlia
Growth form: Crustose
Reproductive strategy: Mainly sexual
Phytoclimatic range: Suboceanic
Poleophoby: 3 to 2


  • pH of the substrata: very acid (1) to subneutral (3)
  • in sites with diffuse light but scarce direct solar irradiation (3) to sun-exposed sites, but avoiding extreme solar irradiation (4)
  • humidity requirements: rather hygrophytic (2) to mesophytic (3)
  • in sites with very weak eutrophication (2) to sites with weak eutrophication (3)
  • from the eu-mediterranean belt (1) to the submediterranean belt (2)

    Note: one of the most common lichens in southern Europe, being often sterile, it is difficult to identify. It is probably much more widespread, esp. in Tyrrhenian Italy, but has been very much overlooked.

      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: rather rare
    • Humid mediterraenan Italy: rare