Brownlielloideae, a new subfamily in the Teloschistaceae (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycotina)

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Brownlielloideae, a new subfamily in the Teloschistaceae, is proposed based on phylogenetic
analyses of nuclear ribosomal DNA and 12S SSU mitochondrial DNA sequences. The
data indicates that the new subfamily includes eight genera, i.e. Brownliella, Marchantiana
and six new genera proposed here, Lazarenkoella, Raesaeneniana, Streimanniella, Tarasginia,
Tayloriella and Thelliana. Lecanora kobeana Nyl. is lectotypified and shown to be an older
name for the type species of the genus Brownliella, B. aequata. In addition, a seventh new
genus, Neobrownliella is proposed in the subfamily Teloschistoideae. This new genus and
the new species, Thelliana pseudokiamae are described. 13 new combinations are proposed:
Brownliella kobeana, Fulgogasparrea appressa, Lazarenkoella zoroasteriorum, Neobrownliella
brownlieae, N. montisfracti, Raesaeneniana maulensis, Streimanniella burneyensis, S. kalbiorum,
S. michelagoensis, S. seppeltii, Tarasginia tomareeana, T. whinrayi and Tayloriella erythrosticta.

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  • Brownlielloideae, Lazarenkoella, Neobrownliella, new genera, Raesaeneniana, Streimanniella, Tarasginia, Tayloriella, Thelliana
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)321-343
JournalActa Botanica Hungarica
Volume57
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes