Lithographa is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Xylographaceae.[1] The genus was circumscribed in 1857 by Finnish botanist William Nylander, with Lithographa petraea assigned as the type species.[2] This species is now known as Lithographa tesserata.

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Baeomycetales
Family: Xylographaceae
Genus: Lithographa
Nyl. (1857)
Type species
Lithographa petraea
(Nyl.) Nyl. (1856)



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  2. ^ Nylander, W. (1857). "Prodromus lichenographiae Galliae et Algeriae". Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux (in Latin). 21: 393.
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