Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09408 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Thamnolia vermicularis (Sw.) Ach. ex Schaerer
Common name   whiteworm lichen
J.G. Harris   s.n.  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 22 July 2004 
Yukon Territory
Locality Richardson Mts, at Rock River, ca km 460 on Dempster Highway
     Elev.: 2788 ft. (850 m.)
Habitat Notes solifluction lobes, scree slopes arctic tundra. 
Latitude Longitude 67° 2'  18" N, 136° 12'  28" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Thamnolia vermicularis (Sw.) Ach. ex Schaer.

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=192030, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Fungi
            Division: Ascomycota
                Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
                    Class: Lecanoromycetes
                        Family: Icmadophilaceae
                            Genus: Thamnolia
                                Species: Thamnolia vermicularis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09408s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09407 Alectoria nigricans      "witch's hair lichen" same section
09409 Alectoria ochroleuca      "witch's hair lichen" same section
09792 Antennaria monocephala  subsp. monocephala   "pygmy pussytoes" same section
09801 Betula nana  subsp. exilis   "dwarf birch" same section
10055 Bryoria nitidula      "horsehair lichen" same section
09796 Cassiope tetragona  subsp. tetragona   "white arctic mountain heather" same section
10049 Cetraria islandica      "island cetraria lichen" same section
10047 Cladonia uncialis      "cup lichen" same section
09187 Draba palanderiana      "Palander's whitlow-cress" same section
09800 Dryas octopetala  subsp. punctata   "eightpetal mountain-avens" same section
09803 Empetrum nigrum      "black crowberry" same section
09794 Eremogone capillaris     same section
09410 Flavocetraria cucullata     same section
09797 Loiseleuria procumbens      "alpine azalea" same section
09795 Minuartia obtusiloba      "alpine sandwort" same section
09798 Salix arctica     same section
09791 Saussurea angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "narrow-leaf saw-wort" same section
09793 Saxifraga tricuspidata      "three-toothed saxifrage" same section
09802 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
09799 Vaccinium vitis-idaea      "lingonberry" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Thamnolia vermicularis  (Sw.) Ach. ex Schaerer

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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