List name
Lichen habitat index
Owner
davidgenney@gmail.com
List type
Conservation list
Description
The Acid Watercourses Quality Index (AQUI) for lichens is applicable to upland acid rock watercourses and covers saxicolous species of the following zones: submerged, fluvial mesic and fluvial xeric stream zones (Giavarini, in press). The index excludes montane streams (above 600m) and non-acid watercourses; for lake margins use TNTN (AQUI may be applied to lake margins in future since many of the index species can occur in that habitat but at present no selection threshold has been set). Assessment is based on the number of species and species pairs/groups that have been recorded over a one kilometre stretch. Where entries provide alternative taxa only one can be counted even if two or more members of this species group/pair are present. At least three Verrucaria/Hydropunctaria species must be present to score one (although see exceptions listed under the table), and additional members of these genera do not add further to the total. A site that scores 11 or more should be considered for notification.
Date submitted
2018-03-26
Date updated
2018-03-26
Is private
No
Included in species pages
No
Authoritative
No
Invasive
No
Threatened
No
Part of the sensitive data service
No
Region
Not provided
Metadata link
https://registry.nbnatlas.org/public/show/dr1778
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Amygdalaria pelobotryon
Amygdalaria pelobotryon (Wahlenb.) Norman
 
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Aspicilia aquatica
Aspicilia aquatica (Fr.) Körb.
 
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Aspicilia laevata
Aspicilia laevata (Ach.) Arnold
 
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Bacidia carneoglauca
Bacidia carneoglauca (Nyl.) A.L. Sm.
 
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Bacidia inundata
Bacidia inundata (Fr.) Körb.
 
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Bacidia trachona
Bacidia trachona (Ach.) Lettau
 
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Claurouxia chalybeioides
Claurouxia chalybeioides (Nyl.) D. Hawksw.
 
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Collema dichotomum
Collema dichotomum (With.) Coppins & J.R. Laundon
River Jelly-Lichen
 
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Collema flaccidum
Collema flaccidum (Ach.) Ach.
 
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Collema glebulentum
Collema glebulentum (Nyl. ex Cromb.) Degel.
 
Action Supplied Name Scientific Name (matched) Image Author (matched) Common Name (matched)
Amygdalaria pelobotryon Amygdalaria pelobotryon (Wahlenb.) Norman
Aspicilia aquatica Aspicilia aquatica (Fr.) Körb.
Aspicilia laevata Aspicilia laevata (Ach.) Arnold
Bacidia carneoglauca Bacidia carneoglauca (Nyl.) A.L. Sm.
Bacidia inundata Bacidia inundata (Fr.) Körb.
Bacidia trachona Bacidia trachona (Ach.) Lettau
Claurouxia chalybeioides Claurouxia chalybeioides (Nyl.) D. Hawksw.
Collema dichotomum Collema dichotomum (With.) Coppins & J.R. Laundon River Jelly-Lichen
Collema flaccidum Collema flaccidum (Ach.) Ach.
Collema glebulentum Collema glebulentum (Nyl. ex Cromb.) Degel.
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