Himantormia is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Parmeliaceae. The genus, which contains two species,[2] is found in Antarctica.[3] The genus was circumscribed by British lichenologist Elke Mackenzie in 1964.[4]

Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Parmeliaceae
Genus: Himantormia
I.M.Lamb (1964)
Type species
Himantormia lugubris
(Hue) I.M.Lamb (1964)

H. deusta
H. lugubris


See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Synonymy: Himantormia I.M. Lamb, Scient. Rep. Brit. Antarct. Surv. 38: 17 (1964)". Species Fungorum. Retrieved 25 April 2021.
  2. ^ Wijayawardene, Nalin; Hyde, Kevin; Al-Ani, Laith Khalil Tawfeeq; Somayeh, Dolatabadi; Stadler, Marc; Haelewaters, Danny; et al. (2020). "Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa". Mycosphere. 11: 1060–1456. doi:10.5943/mycosphere/11/1/8.
  3. ^ Thell, A.; Søchting, U.; Kärnefelt, I.; Elix, J.A.; Sancho, L.G. (2007). "Phylogeny of Himantormia an Antarctic genus in the Parmeliaceae (lichenized ascomycetes).". In Kärnefelt, I.; Thell, A. (eds.). Lichenological Contributions in Honour of David Galloway. Bibliotheca Lichenologica. Vol. 95. Berlin-Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung. pp. 531–541.
  4. ^ Lamb, I.M. (1964). "Antarctic lichens I. The genera Usnea, Ramalina, Himantormia, Alectoria, and Cornicularia". British Antarctic Survey Science Report. 38: 1–34.