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Psora decipiens (Hedwig) Hoffm.
fishscale lichen

General Information
Symbol: PSDE60
Group: Lichen
Family: Psoraceae
Growth Habit: Lichenous
Native Status: NA   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
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Symbol Scientific Name
LEDE16 Lecidea decipiens (Hedwig) Ach.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Fungi – Fungi
Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi
Class Ascomycetes
Order Lecanorales
Family Psoraceae
Genus Psora Hoffm. – fishscale lichen
Species Psora decipiens (Hedwig) Hoffm. – fishscale lichen

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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