Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.  by Paul Diederich   Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.
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Xanthoria elegans – Luxembourg (Lorr.), Bonnevoie – © 2004 by Charles Reckinger

Syn.: Caloplaca elegans (Link) Th. Fr.

Saxicolous on all kinds of substrates which are at least slightly calcareous, always in artificial conditions (walls, quarries, etc.), unknown in natural habitats.

Belgium: Mar.: RR, Fl.: R, Camp.: R, Brab.: R, Mosan: AR, Ard.: AR, Lorr.: AR.

Luxembourg: Ard.: AR, Lorr.: AR.

France: Mosan, Ard., Lorr.: AR.

Lit.: La66: 466-467, NL92: 174, VGH: 114, Van Landuyt & Hoffmann (1996).

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