Accepted scientific name:
Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr. (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.
Caloplaca elegans (Link) Th. Fr. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Caloplaca elegans (Link) Th. Fr.
Lecanora elegans (Link) Ach. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lecanora elegans (Link) Ach.
Physcia elegans (Link) De Not. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Physcia elegans (Link) De Not.
Rusavskia elegans (Link) S. Y. Kondr. & Kärnefelt (synonym) 1 literature reference for Rusavskia elegans (Link) S. Y. Kondr. & Kärnefelt
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Elegant sunburst lichen English Canada
Xanthorie élégante French Canada
Schmallappige Gelbflechte German Germany
Zierliche Gelbflechte German Switzerland
Fungi CoL
Phylum Ascomycota CoL
Class Lecanoromycetes CoL
Order Teloschistales CoL
Family Teloschistaceae CoL
Genus Xanthoria CoL
Distribution: Arctic; Eurasia – Europe; Eurasia – Asia-Temperate; Eurasia – Asia-Tropical; Africa (incl Madagascar); Americas – North America (incl Mexico); Americas – South and Central America; Oceania – Australasia; Antarctic – Southern Subpolar Islands; Antarctic – Antarctica
Lifezones: -
Additional data: Lichen species with LIASlight ItemID: 6960
Source database: LIAS, Jan 2013   65%
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Triebel D. & Rambold G., 18-Jan-2013
Online resource:
CoL taxon LSID: