Pseudocyphellaria crocata

Pseudocyphellaria crocata is a species of lichen in the family Peltigeraceae of the ascomycetes.

Pseudocyphellaria crocata
Pseudocyphellaria crocata
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Peltigerales
Family: Peltigeraceae
Genus: Pseudocyphellaria
P. crocata
Binomial name
Pseudocyphellaria crocata
(L.) Vain. (1898)
  • Lichen crocatus L. (1771)

Its predators include the land snail Notodiscus hookeri.[1]

In Iceland, it has been found in only two locations and is classified as critically endangered (CR).[2]


  1. ^ Gadea, A., Le Pogam, P., Biver, G., Boustie, J., Le Lamer, A. C., Le Dévéhat, F., & Charrier, M. (2017). "Which Specialized Metabolites Does the Native Subantarctic Gastropod Notodiscus hookeri Extract from the Consumption of the Lichens Usnea taylorii and Pseudocyphellaria crocata?". Molecules 22(3): 425. doi:10.3390/molecules22030425
  2. ^ Náttúrufræðistofnun Íslands [Icelandic Institute of Natural History] (1996). Válisti 1: Plöntur. (in Icelandic) Reykjavík: Náttúrufræðistofnun Íslands.