Bacidina chloroticula (Nyl.) Vězda & Poelt
[in Vezda] Folia Geobot. Phytotaxon., 25: 432, 1990 - Lecidea chloroticula Nyl., Flora, 60: 504, 1878.

Synonims: Bacidia chloroticula (Nyl.) A.L.Sm., Bacidia lehriana Erichsen, Bacidia neglecta Vězda, Bacidia paulula Erichsen, Bacidia subchlorotica (Nyl.) Flagey, Bacidina neglecta (Vězda) Vězda, Lecidea subchlorotica Nyl., Woessia chloroticula (Nyl.) Sérus. & Diederich

Is present in the following regions (Click here for a map with abbreviations):
N - Ven (Thor & Nascimbene 2007). S - Cal (Puntillo 1996, 2000).

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Bacidina chloroticula (Nyl.) Vězda & Poelt

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Saxicolous, On lignum, Epiphytic, Foliicolous
Photobiont: Green algae other than Trentepohlia
Growth form: Crustose
Reproductive strategy: Mainly sexual
Phytoclimatic range: Suboceanic
Poleophoby: 3


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

    Note: a mainly temperate to S boreal species, found on base-rich bark, sometimes on plant debris, calcareous stones, etc., mostly near the ground, certainly overlooked, and perhaps more common in Italy, incl. the Alps.

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