Diplotomma alboatrum is a species of lichen in the family Caliciaceae. It was first described as Lichen alboater by German lichenologist Georg Franz Hoffmann in 1784.[2] Julius von Flotow transferred it to the genus Diplotomma in 1849.[3] The lichen is widely distributed, and has been recorded in Europe, North America, and Australasia.[4]

Diplotomma alboatrum
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Caliciales
Family: Caliciaceae
Genus: Diplotomma
D. alboatrum
Binomial name
Diplotomma alboatrum
(Hoffm.) Flot. (1849)
  • Lichen alboater Hoffm. (1784)
  • Verrucaria alboatra (Hoffm.) Hoffm. (1790)
  • Lecidea alboatra (Hoffm.) Chevall. (1826)
  • Abacina alboatra (Hoffm.) Norman (1852)
  • Rhizocarpon alboatrum (Hoffm.) Anzi (1860)
  • Buellia alboatra (Hoffm.) Th.Fr. (1861)
  • Lecanora alboatra (Hoffm.) Nyl. (1873)
  • Lecidea soreumidia Stirt. (1878)
  • Rhizocarpon soreumidium (Stirt.) A.L.Sm. (1911)


  1. ^ "Synonymy: Diplotomma alboatrum (Hoffm.) Flot". Species Fungorum. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Hoffmann, G.F. (1784). Enumeratio Lichenum (in Latin). W. Waltheri. p. 30.
  3. ^ Flotow, J.V. (1849). "Lichenes florae silesiae". Jahresbericht der Schlesischen Gesellschaft für Vaterländische Kultur (in German). 27: 130.
  4. ^ "Diplotomma alboatrum (Hoffm.) Flot". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved 5 February 2021.